Appendix table 10. Families by type of family and number of children aged 17 or under living at home on December 31, 2016

Family
type
Total Number of children aged 17 or under
1 2 3 4 5 -
Family
type
total
569 676 244 159 220 801 75 489 18 555 10 672
Married
couple
with
children
334 861 118 083 140 814 53 489 13 508 8 967
Registered
partnership
651 355 239 48 8 1
Cohabiting
couple
with
children
111 307 55 531 41 811 10 985 2 303 677
Mother
with
children
105 693 58 646 33 479 10 026 2 574 968
Father
with
children
17 164 11 544 4 458 941 162 59
Relative distribution %
Families
total
100.0 42.9 38.8 13.3 3.3 1.9
Married
couple
with
children
100.0 35.3 42.1 16.0 4.0 2.7
Registered
partnership
100.0 54.5 36.7 7.4 1.2 0.2
Cohabiting
couple
with children
100.0 49.9 37.6 9.9 2.1 0.6
Mother
with
children
100.0 55.5 31.7 9.5 2.4 0.9
Father
with
children
100.0 67.3 26.0 5.5 0.9 0.3

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Marjut Pietiläinen 029 551 2798, Timo Nikander 029 551 3250, Joonas Toivola 029 551 3355, info@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 24.11.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2016, Appendix table 10. Families by type of family and number of children aged 17 or under living at home on December 31, 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.4.2018].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2016/02/perh_2016_02_2017-11-24_tau_010_en.html

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