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

Published: 10 July 2015

Volume of goods transported by lorries decreased, transport performance increased in the first quarter of 2015

A total of 55 million tonnes of goods were transported by lorries in the first quarter of 2015, which was nine per cent less than in the corresponding quarter in 2014. The volume of transported soil materials decreased by 27 per cent and the volume of transport for other goods increased by 2 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2014. These data derive from the statistics on goods transport by road compiled by Statistics Finland.

Quarterly volume of goods transported by lorries in domestic transport

Quarterly volume of goods transported by lorries in domestic transport

The total transport volume of lorries amounted to 5.1 billion tonne-kilometres in the first quarter of 2015, which was 12 per cent more than in the corresponding quarter in 2014. 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 1/2015, Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 10.07.2015

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Goods transport by road [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3617. 1st quarter 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kttav/2015/01/kttav_2015_01_2015-07-10_tie_001_en.html