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Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2013

Language of mother Total    Language of father Family without a father
Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Thai  Somali Arabic Chinese Other or unknown
All families  575 683 414 091 26 121 5 706 3 621 76 1 189 2 281 823 19 623 102 152
Finnish 487 378 381 300 8 552 474 497 36 56 752 56 7 919 87 736
Swedish 27 159 6 703 15 951 14 24 6 6 44 5 650 3 756
Russian 12 292 3 409 171 4 840 311 1 2 35 2 444 3 077
Estonian 6 530 1 323 94 122 2 633 - 1 21 2 151 2 183
Thai 2 299 1 810 109 2 5 26 - 4 1 20 322
Somali 2 100 17 2 1 2 - 1 064 3 2 11 998
Arabic 1 805 67 4 1 - - 7 1 232 - 89 405
Chinese 1 461 505 31 1 1 - - - 701 49 173
Other or unknown 18 496 4 409 428 138 27 4 9 100 36 9 843 3 502
Family without a mother 16 163 14 548 779 113 121 3 44 90 18 447 -

Source: Population and Cause of Death Statistics, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 21.11.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. Annual Review 2013, Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2013 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 7.12.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/perh/2013/02/perh_2013_02_2014-11-21_tau_005_en.html