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Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2016

Language
of mother
Total Language of father Family
without
a father
Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Arabic Thai Somali Chinese Other or
unknown
All
families
with
underage
children
569 676 397 911 25 381 6 683 4 254 3 234 127 1 463 1 068 23 862 105 693
Finnish 471 766 363 793 8 148 569 618 765 60 61 70 8 754 88 928
Swedish 26 531 6 393 15 470 15 32 43 8 3 3 725 3 839
Russian 13 424 3 319 179 5 626 383 45 1 1 2 591 3 277
Estonian 7 282 1 340 100 148 2 993 24 - - - 191 2 486
Arabic 3 010 76 5 1 3 2 093 - 6 - 159 667
Thai 2 715 2 075 113 2 8 4 42 - 2 33 436
Somali 2 614 20 3 1 2 5 - 1 331 - 19 1 233
Chinese 1 899 642 37 1 4 1 - - 930 70 214
Other or
unknown
23 271 5 026 472 179 51 134 12 13 41 12 730 4 613
Family
without a
mother
17 164 15 227 854 141 160 120 4 48 20 590 -

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Marjut Pietiläinen 029 551 2798, Timo Nikander 029 551 3250, Joonas Toivola 029 551 3355, info@stat.fi

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 24.11.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2016, Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.2.2023].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2016/02/perh_2016_02_2017-11-24_tau_005_en.html