Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2016

1) Family type Number of children 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
2) All reconstituted families Total 51 636 23 354 3 240 2 004 19 848 2 262 928
1 18 237 15 282 2 456 499
2 18 085 6 559 683 794 9 034 1 015
3 10 409 1 275 86 466 7 414 851 317
4 3 538 191 11 169 2 557 287 323
5 991 33 3 59 630 76 190
6- 376 14 1 17 213 33 98
Married couple Total 24 877 8 799 1 301 733 12 069 1 396 579
1 6 876 5 882 994
2 8 425 2 380 269 316 4 935 525
3 6 191 451 30 266 4 679 571 194
4 2 391 66 6 103 1 823 206 187
5 697 12 2 37 458 64 124
6- 297 8 11 174 30 74
Cohabiting couple Total 26 759 14 555 1 939 1 271 7 779 866 349
1 11 361 9 400 1 462 499
2 9 660 4 179 414 478 4 099 490
3 4 218 824 56 200 2 735 280 123
4 1 147 125 5 66 734 81 136
5 294 21 1 22 172 12 66
6- 79 6 1 6 39 3 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 24.11.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2016, Appendix table 12. Reconstituted families by family composition and number of children on December 31, 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2018].
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