A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, September

Published: 18 November 2010

Road traffic accidents claimed 20 lives in October

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 517 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in October In them, 20 persons were killed and 641 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 5 lower and that of persons injured 39 lower than in October 2009.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985–10/2010. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985–10/2010. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 9 travelled by passenger car, 1 by van, 2 by motorcycle and 2 by moped. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 5 and cyclists 1. Among those who died, 17 were men and 3 were women.

A total of 5,118 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to October period. In them, 228 persons were killed and 6,444 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 19 lower and that of persons injured 463 lower than in the corresponding period of 2009. Of the person who were killed, 135 travelled by passenger car, 3 by lorry, 7 by van, 16 by motorcycle and 8 by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 29 and cyclists 21. In addition, 9 other road users were killed.


Source: Transport and Tourism: Road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Raini Östlund (09) 1734 3205, Mari Törmänen (09) 1734 3215, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

Tables

Tables in databases


Updated 18.11.2010

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. October 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2010/10/ton_2010_10_2010-11-18_tie_001_en.html