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Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2015

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 571 470 403 650 25 602 6 388 4 215 109 1 404 2 732 989 22 409 103 972
Finnish 476 999 369 963 8 303 554 584 52 54 776 61 8 529 88 123
Swedish 26 691 6 508 15 598 13 28 6 3 47 5 697 3 786
Russian 13 050 3 390 176 5 372 374 1 2 38 2 537 3 158
Estonian 7 224 1 327 105 152 3 032 - - 21 - 179 2 408
Thai 2 576 1 991 111 2 6 34 - 4 3 30 395
Somali 2 456 18 1 1 - - 1 275 6 - 18 1 137
Arabic 2 385 75 5 2 - - 7 1 637 - 120 539
Chinese 1 776 619 34 2 4 - - 1 862 60 194
Other or unknown 21 652 4 873 456 163 46 13 11 112 40 11 706 4 232
Family without a mother 16 661 14 886 813 127 141 3 52 90 16 533 -

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Eevi Lappalainen 029 551 3367, Timo Nikander 029 551 3250 , Marjut Pietiläinen 029 551 2798, info@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 25.11.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2015, Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.2.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2015/02/perh_2015_02_2016-11-25_tau_005_en.html