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Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2014

Language
of mother
Total Language of father Family
without
a father
Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Thai Somali Arabic Chinese Other or
unknown
All
families
with
underage
children
573 566 408 662 25 828 6 027 4 009 99 1 312 2 516 912 21 086 103 115
Finnish 481 944 375 403 8 407 504 549 45 52 758 55 8 275 87 896
Swedish 26 915 6 587 15 749 15 24 6 4 47 5 688 3 790
Russian 12 681 3 396 175 5 108 341 1 3 38 3 490 3 126
Estonian 7 008 1 337 105 124 2 922 - - 21 - 176 2 323
Thai 2 447 1 914 103 2 6 34 - 4 3 26 355
Somali 2 299 20 1 3 - - 1 182 4 - 16 1 073
Arabic 2 085 69 5 1 1 - 7 1 448 - 103 451
Chinese 1 632 565 30 2 2 - - 1 792 56 184
Other or
unknown
20 125 4 641 442 156 41 9 10 106 38 10 765 3 917
Family
without
a mother
16 430 14 730 811 112 123 4 54 89 16 491 -

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 27.11.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2014, Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2014 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.1.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2014/02/perh_2014_02_2015-11-27_tau_005_en.html