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Children and their Families

Upcoming publishing: 2021-03-23

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.

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Children and their families in 2019


Owner-occupied housing is the most common form of housing among children in Sweden. However, among children with a foreign background, with single parents and in families with low income levels, it is most common to live in rented dwellings. The proportion of children who live in a rented dwelling varies between 2 percent in Vallentuna and 49 percent in Landskrona.

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Tables in the Statistical Database


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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