Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2018

Language
of
mother
Language of father
Total Finnish Swedish Russian Estonian Arabic Somali Thai Chinese Other or
unknown
Family
without
a father
All families
with
underage
children
561 965 383 565 24 963 6 964 4 256 4 454 1 602 141 1 181 26 727 108 112
Finnish 457 697 348 265 7 938 651 689 907 62 65 71 9 137 89 912
Swedish 26 076 6 193 15 204 16 35 52 4 6 3 748 3 815
Russian 13 731 3 208 190 5 765 377 60 2 1 3 647 3 478
Estonian 7 230 1 344 97 143 2 896 32 - - - 181 2 537
Arabic 4 228 82 9 2 2 3 041 8 - - 185 899
Somali 2 984 25 1 3 3 9 1 449 - - 20 1 474
Thai 2 814 2 094 106 4 8 4 - 54 2 43 499
Chinese 2 111 714 37 1 4 1 - - 1 029 76 249
Other or
unknown
26 766 5 478 530 199 61 184 18 10 42 14 995 5 249
Family
without a
mother
18 328 16 162 851 180 181 164 59 5 31 695 -

Source: Population and Justice Statistics, Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 31.01.2020

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Families [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-3231. annual review 2018, Appendix table 5. Families with underage children by language of parents on December 31, 2018 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2021].
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