Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2018

Family
type
Number
of
children 1)
Families' children are
Total Only
mother's
Only
father's
Mother's
and
father's
Mother's
and
common
Father's
and
common
Mother's,
father's
and
common
All re-
constituted
families 2)
Total 50 717 23 085 3 146 2 100 19 171 2 290 925
1 17 345 14 985 2 360 - - - -
2 17 863 6 555 678 828 8 734 1 068 -
3 10 493 1 313 90 768 7 160 825 337
4 3 585 187 14 342 2 448 288 306
5 1 017 32 2 123 608 77 175
6- 414 13 2 39 221 32 107
Married
couple
Total 24 153 8 626 1 260 789 11 479 1 421 578
1 6 660 5 692 968 - - - -
2 8 263 2 381 264 343 4 692 583 -
3 5 995 466 25 280 4 489 543 192
4 2 279 66 2 107 1 704 207 193
5 664 15 1 47 429 62 110
6- 292 6 - 12 165 26 83
Co-
habiting
couple
Total 26 564 14 459 1 886 1 311 7 692 869 347
1 10 685 9 293 1 392 - - - -
2 9 600 4 174 414 485 4 042 485 -
3 4 498 847 65 488 2 671 282 145
4 1 306 121 12 235 744 81 113
5 353 17 1 76 179 15 65
6- 122 7 2 27 56 6 24
1) Number of children = number of children aged 17 or under in family.
2) Reconstituted family = a family with children where not all the children under the age of 18 are the spouses common children.

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Updated 31.01.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. annual review 2018, Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.7.2020].
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