Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2011

Language of wife/mother Total Language of man/father
Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Thai   Chinese English Somali Other or unknown Family without a father
All families 1 460 570 1 184 480 75 649 10 211 5 069 143 1 481 5 011 1 247 28 083 149 196
Finnish 1 290 654 1 115 178 24 658 1 320 1 000 60 129 3 903 87 11 951 132 368
Swedish 73 683 18 389 47 784 39 49 9 10 328 9 875 6 191
Russian 21 062 7 717 322 8 290 431 2 6 69 - 672 3 553
Estonian 8 728 2 868 166 189 3 402 - 3 28 2 218 1 852
Thai 3 984 3 388 193 3 8 62 1 10 - 40 279
Chinese 2 463 854 54 5 6 - 1 234 30 2 96 182
English 2 226 1 323 134 7 7 - 8 311 1 186 249
Somali 2 034 35 1 1 - 1 1 4 1 073 18 900
Other or unknown 25 202 6 917 651 213 52 8 62 253 16 13 408 3 622
Family without a mother 30 534 27 811 1 686 144 114 1 27 75 57 619 -

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 9.11.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2011, Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2011 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2011/02/perh_2011_02_2012-11-09_tau_004_en.html