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Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2009

Language of mother Total    Language of father Family without a father
Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Thai  Somali Arabic Albanian Other or unknown
All families 584 172 431 088 26 757 4 203 1 790 41 849 1 892 1 060 14 346 102 146
Finnish 507 688 400 228 8 855 389 316 20 54 753 136 6 436 90 501
Swedish 28 068 7 008 16 482 16 18 6 3 43 10 505 3 977
Russian 10 156 3 261 152 3 558 158 1 - 32 6 291 2 697
Estonian 3 886 1 239 74 71 1 218 - 1 13 2 85 1 183
Thai 1 602 1 283 71 - 4 12 - 2 - 15 215
Somali 1 451 7 - 1 - - 759 3 - 8 673
Arabic 1 332 58 4 1 1 - 3 913 - 72 280
Albanian 1 153 14 2 - - - - 2 873 25 237
Other or unknown 13 287 3 794 355 80 13 1 6 71 20 6 564 2 383
Family without a mother 15 549 14 196 762 87 62 1 23 60 13 345 -

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 30.11.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2009, Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2009 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.2.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2009/02/perh_2009_02_2010-11-30_tau_005_en.html