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Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2011

Language of mother Total    Language of father Family without a father
Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Thai  Somali English Chinese Other or unknown
All families 580 547 423 741 26 582 4 797 2 608 58 1 011 2 077 1 182 16 528 101 963
Finnish 498 574 391 876 8 686 392 419 24 62 762 144 7 151 89 058
Swedish 27 722 6 880 16 344 18 22 5 4 41 12 576 3 820
Russian 11 076 3 321 152 4 094 215 2 - 34 7 346 2 905
Estonian 5 027 1 248 80 96 1 846 - - 17 5 115 1 620
Thai 2 010 1 619 86 - 3 25 - 2 1 20 254
Somali 1 758 16 - 1 - - 895 3 - 11 832
English 1 567 59 4 1 - - 6 1 066 - 81 350
Chinese 1 271 19 2 - - - - - 966 28 256
Other or unknown 15 602 4 325 378 108 21 1 8 77 25 7 791 2 868
Family without a mother 15 940 14 378 850 87 82 1 36 75 22 409 -

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 9.11.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2011, Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2011 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.2.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2011/02/perh_2011_02_2012-11-09_tau_005_en.html