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Children and their Families

The statistics cover children's families, separations among parents, joint and sole custody, geographic distance between children and parents, children with Swedish/foreign background and adoption. It also contains data on children's living conditions, parents' employment and economic conditions.

Statistical news

Children and their families 2020

2021-06-10

In 2020, just under 66 000 children younger than 18 years saw their parents separating. This corresponds to 3.7 percent of children who were living with two parents at the beginning of the year.

All statistical news for this statistic

Tables in the Statistical Database

Publications

Title Language Type Date
Living conditions for children with foreign background English Report 2020-05-07
Measuring parental separations. Quality of register based statistics English Report 2018-12-11
Development of Statistics Sweden’s statistics on children and their families English Report 2017-03-21

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