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

Published: 27 June 2014

Volume of goods transported by lorries remained unchanged, the transport performance decreased in the first quarter of 2014

A total of 60 million tonnes of goods were transported by lorries in the first quarter of 2014, which was as much as in the corresponding quarter of 2013. The volume of transported soil materials increased by 51 per cent and the volume of transport for other goods decreased by 17 per cent compared to the first quarter of the year before. These data derive from the statistics on goods transport by road compiled by Statistics Finland.

Volume of goods transported by lorries by quarter of year

Volume of goods transported by lorries by quarter of year

The total transport volume of lorries amounted to 4.5 billion tonne-kilometres in the first quarter of 2014, which was 14 per cent less than in the corresponding quarter of one year before. Ninety-four per cent of the transport volume was transported in professional transport and six per cent in private transport.

The data for the statistics on 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 1/2014, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mikko Simonaho 029 551 2789, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 27.6.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Goods transport by road [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3617. 1st quarter 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kttav/2014/01/kttav_2014_01_2014-06-27_tie_001_en.html