Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2015

Language
of wife/
mother
All families Language of man/father Family
without
a father
Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Thai Chinese Arabic English Other or
unknown
All families 1 475 335 1 181 059 75 256 13 163 7 961 230 1 934 4 037 6 190 35 256 150 274
Finnish 1 282 841 1 106 115 24 693 1 612 1 337 108 173 1 498 4 564 12 919 129 917
Swedish 73 252 18 527 46 982 40 55 10 11 78 391 1 010 6 157
Russian 25 284 8 543 375 10 676 680 2 10 68 97 918 3 914
Estonian 12 497 3 311 213 276 5 556 - 1 38 40 319 2 742
Thai 5 271 4 373 253 8 19 91 3 6 13 148 448
Chinese 3 376 1 265 66 14 7 1 1 615 5 35 119 250
Arabic 2 968 138 11 4 1 - - 2 038 12 162 602
English 2 943 1 626 158 8 8 - 11 4 496 267 364
Other or unknown 35 451 8 845 806 329 112 15 79 175 419 18 622 5 880
Family without a mother 31 452 28 316 1 699 196 186 3 31 127 123 772 -

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 25.11.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2015, Appendix table 4. Families by language of spouses/parents on December 31, 2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2015/02/perh_2015_02_2016-11-25_tau_004_en.html