Families 1985 - 2019
Family characteristics19851990199520002005201020152019
Total number of families (in 1.000)2.052 2.114 2.223 2.265 2.291 2.333 2.389 2.449
no children in household651 690 767 842 881 932 998 1.058
with child(ren) in household1.400 1.423 1.456 1.423 1.409 1.401 1.391 1.391
thereof
supported children1) under 25 years1.103 1.079 1.093 1.089 1.107 1.077 1.035 1.028
children under 15 years835 826 867 846 814 768 760 768
Ø number of children of all ages1,82 1,75 1,73 1,71 1,69 1,67 1,67 1,67
Ø number of children under 151,64 1,61 1,62 1,61 1,60 1,60 1,61 1,64
All couples1.783 1.841 1.937 1.975 1.985 2.028 2.093 2.150
no children in household651 690 767 842 881 932 998 1.058
with child(ren) in household1.131 1.151 1.170 1.133 1.104 1.095 1.094 1.092
thereof
supported children1) under 25 years935 918 928 913 915 892 863 861
children under 15 years721 712 743 722 688 650 652 660
Ø number of children of all ages1,92 1,84 1,82 1,80 1,77 1,76 1,74 1,74
Ø number of children under 151,70 1,66 1,67 1,65 1,64 1,64 1,64 1,67
Married couples1.710 1.755 1.768 1.762 1.692 1.693 1.713 1.747
no children in household606 633 667 717 722 743 782 827
with child(ren) in household1.104 1.122 1.101 1.045 971 951 931 919
thereof
supported children1) under 25 years911 893 865 832 791 752 712 701
children under 15 years700 689 686 647 582 531 518 520
Ø number of children of all ages1,93 1,85 1,84 1,82 1,81 1,79 1,78 1,79
Ø number of children under 151,70 1,67 1,70 1,68 1,68 1,69 1,69 1,73
Cohabiting couples73 86 169 213 293 334 379 403
no children in household45 57 100 124 160 190 216 231
with child(ren) in household27 29 69 89 133 145 163 173
thereof
supported children1) under 25 years24 26 63 81 124 140 151 160
children under 15 years21 23 56 74 105 119 134 140
Ø number of children of all ages1,50 1,51 1,47 1,47 1,52 1,53 1,52 1,51
Ø number of children under 151,38 1,33 1,39 1,40 1,43 1,45 1,44 1,44
Single parent families269 273 286 290 306 306 296 299
thereof
supported children1) under 25 years168 161 165 177 193 185 173 168
children under 15 years114 114 124 125 126 117 108 109
Ø number of children of all ages1,42 1,39 1,37 1,38 1,41 1,38 1,41 1,41
Ø number of children under 151,27 1,30 1,31 1,34 1,37 1,39 1,40 1,44
Sinlge mother families235 236 251 252 259 264 251 257
thereof
supported children1) under 25 years148 141 149 159 169 166 155 153
children under 15 years103 103 115 116 117 110 101 101
Ø number of children of all ages1,42 1,38 1,37 1,38 1,43 1,40 1,43 1,43
Ø number of children under 151,27 1,28 1,30 1,34 1,38 1,39 1,41 1,44
Single father families34 37 36 37 46 42 45 42
thereof
supported children1) under 25 years20 20 17 17 24 19 18 14
children under 15 years11 11 8 9 10 7 7 7
Ø number of children of all ages1,43 1,43 1,39 1,36 1,32 1,28 1,26 1,30
Ø number of children under 151,22 1,44 1,37 1,31 1,24 1,35 1,38 1,45