Families 1961 to 2018 by type of family and number of children
Type of family, number of children
(of all ages)
1961197119811991200120112018
by absolute numbers
Total number of families1.859.2551.929.0281.986.3412.109.1282.206.1512.306.6502.429.431
Without children575.501616.886617.329688.185771.809879.687991.077
With child(ren)1.283.7541.312.1421.369.0121.420.9431.434.3421.426.9631.438.354
1 child636.657591.467619.477699.568706.179740.252754.542
2 children377.061397.021458.360497.050526.483509.269511.038
3 children157.935182.105182.320161.368155.348138.878134.944
4 or more children112.101141.549108.85562.95746.33238.56437.830
Families with children under 15 years .939.602890.143835.364831.418762.226784.245
Couples total1.600.0391.704.6161.729.0651.786.3521.854.2791.935.9622.056.666
Without children575.501616.886617.329688.185771.809879.687991.077
With child(ren)1.024.5381.087.7301.111.7361.098.1671.082.4701.056.2751.065.589
1 child453.577431.651441.191473.053459.187480.032491.073
2 children324.197354.835405.148424.805444.059420.961423.903
3 children142.414168.578165.821143.527137.486121.034117.463
4 or more children104.350132.66699.57656.78241.73834.24833.150
Couples with children under 15 years 1)693.377840.877772.763687.829673.396609.783640.053
Married couples2).1.652.3421.647.3521.646.2631.630.9141.614.2731.653.664
Without children.587.738568.471599.878648.075707.648769.689
With child(ren).1.064.6041.078.8811.046.385982.839906.625883.975
1 child.419.560421.152439.311398.451392.591388.021
2 children.348.997397.056411.767413.830371.943361.329
3 children.165.862162.934139.886130.819110.473104.537
4 or more children.130.18597.73955.42139.73931.61830.088
Married couples with children under 15 years.823.343747.077649.175591.216490.413494.999
Cohabiting couples.52.27481.713140.089223.365321.689403.002
Without children.29.14848.85888.307123.734172.039221.388
With child(ren).23.12632.85551.78299.631149.650181.614
1 child.12.09120.03933.74260.73687.441103.052
2 children.5.8388.09213.03830.22949.01862.574
3 children.2.7162.8873.6416.66710.56112.926
4 or more children.2.4811.8371.3611.9992.6303.062
Cohabiting couples with children under 15 years.17.53425.68638.65482.180119.370145.054
Lone parents total259.216224.412257.276322.776351.872370.688372.765
1 child183.080159.816178.286226.515246.992260.220263.469
2 children52.86442.18653.21272.24582.42488.30887.135
3 children15.52113.52716.49917.84117.86217.84417.481
4 or more children7.7518.8839.2796.1754.5944.3164.680
Lone parents with children under 15 years.98.725117.380147.535158.022152.443144.192
Lone fathers.24.02330.83048.63451.14054.73661.565
1 child.16.96420.58733.09837.66341.72447.561
2 children.4.6156.97411.32810.72810.76811.587
3 children.1.4452.1583.0962.1911.8561.979
4 or more children.9991.1111.112558388438
Lone fathers with children under 15 years.8.61310.88916.70614.58113.26513.381
Lone mothers.200.389226.446274.142300.732315.952311.200
1 child.142.852157.699193.417209.329218.496215.908
2 children.37.57146.23860.91771.69677.54075.548
3 children.12.08214.34114.74515.67115.98815.502
4 or more children.7.8848.1685.0634.0363.9284.242
Lone mothers with children under 15 years.90.112106.491130.829143.441139.178130.811