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

Published: 26 September 2014

Volume of goods transported by lorries decreased slightly, the transport performance increased in the second quarter of 2014

A total of 67 million tonnes of goods were transported by lorries in the second quarter of 2014, which was one per cent less than in the corresponding quarter of 2013. The volume of transported soil materials decreased by six per cent and the volume of transport for other goods increased by three per cent compared to the first quarter of 2013. 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 5.4 billion tonne-kilometres in the second quarter of 2014, which was ten per cent more than in the corresponding quarter of one year before. Ninety-three per cent of the transport volume was transported in professional transport and seven 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 2/2014, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Klaus Bossart 029 551 2602, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 26.9.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Goods transport by road [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3617. 2nd quarter 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kttav/2014/02/kttav_2014_02_2014-09-26_tie_001_en.html