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Latest publication: Goods transport by road 2019, 2nd quarter

Published: 20 August 2010

Volume of goods transported by lorries increased in the second quarter of 2010

In the second quarter of 2010, the volume of goods transported by lorries in domestic road transport increased by 12 per cent from the corresponding quarter of 2009. Expressed in tonne-kilometres, the volume increased by 22 per cent. These data derive from the statistics on domestic goods transport by road compiled by Statistics Finland. A total of 89 million tonnes of goods were transported by lorries during the April to June period of 2010. The volume of transported soil materials was 37 million tonnes while that of other goods totalled 52 million tonnes. The total transport volume of lorries was 6,370 million tonne-kilometres.

Volume of goods transported by lorries by quarter

Volume of goods transported by lorries by quarter

In the January to June period of 2010, the total volume of goods transported by lorries was 173 million tonnes and the total transport volume of lorries was 12,378 million tonne-kilometres. The volume of goods increased by 19 per cent and the transport volume of lorries by 11 per cent from the corresponding time period of the year before.

The data for the statistics on domestic goods transport by road are collected from lorry owners with a quarterly sample survey. Transported volume of goods refers to the weight of goods loaded on lorries in tonnes. Tonne-kilometre describes the volume of transport and is obtained as a product of transported volume of goods and length of transport journey.


Source: Goods Transport by Road 2/2010, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Sami Kanninen (09) 1734 2789, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 20.8.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Goods transport by road [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3617. 2nd quarter 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kttav/2010/02/kttav_2010_02_2010-08-20_tie_001_en.html