Appendix table 10. Families by type of family and number of children aged 17 or under living at home on December 31, 2009

Type of family Number of children aged 0-17 living at home
Total       1           2           3         4       5 -     
Families, total 584 172 254 457 223  777 77 528 18 627 9 783
Married couple with children 358 871 130 052 148 801 57 344 14 321 8 353
Registered partnership 229 144 73 8 3 1
Cohabiting couple with children 107 377 55  294 39 020 10 390 2 094 579
Mother with children 102 146 58 390 31 940 8 957 2 062 797
Father with children 15 549 10 577 3 943 829 147 53
Relative proportion, %
Families total 100,0 43,6 38,3 13,3 3,2 1,7
Married couple with children 100,0 36,2 41,5 16,0 4,0 2,3
Registered partnership 100,0 62,9 31,9 3,5 1,3 0,4
Cohabiting couple with children 100,0 51,5 36,3 9,7 2,0 0,5
Mother with children 100,0 57,2 31,3 8,8 2,0 0,8
Father with children 100,0 68,0 25,4 5,3 0,9 0,3

Source: Population and Cause of Death Statistics, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Marjut Pietiläinen (09) 1734 2798, Timo Nikander (09) 1734 3250, vaesto.tilasto@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 30.11.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2009, Appendix table 10. Families by type of family and number of children aged 17 or under living at home on December 31, 2009 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.11.2019].
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