Appendix table 10. Families by type of family and number of children aged 17 or under living at home on December 31, 2011

Type of family Number of children aged 0-17 living at home
Total       1           2           3         4       5 -     
Families, total 580 547 253 995 221 643 76 367 18 450 10 092
Married couple with children 354 567 128 729 146 648 56 489 14 029 8 672
Registered partnership 339 204 114 17 3 1
Cohabiting couple with children 107 738 55 641 39 327 10 126 2 098 546
Mother with children 101 963 58 525 31 528 8 910 2 170 830
Father with children 15 940 10 896 4 026 825 150 43
Relative proportion, %
Families total 100.0 43.8 38.2 13.2 3.2 1.7
Married couple with children 100.0 36.3 41.4 15.9 4.0 2.4
Registered partnership 100.0 60.2 33.6 5.0 0.9 0.3
Cohabiting couple with children 100.0 51.6 36.5 9.4 1.9 0.5
Mother with children 100.0 57.4 30.9 8.7 2.1 0.8
Father with children 100.0 68.4 25.3 5.2 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 9.11.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2011, Appendix table 10. Families by type of family and number of children aged 17 or under living at home on December 31, 2011 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
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