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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 23 February 2012

Road traffic accidents claimed 26 lives in January

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 422 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in January. In them, 26 persons were killed and 543 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 10 higher and that of persons injured 55 higher than in January 2011.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 -1/2012. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 -1/2012. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 19 travelled by passenger car, 1 by van and 1 by bus or coach. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 4. In addition, 1 other road user was killed. Among those who died, 18 were men and 8 were women.


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

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Updated 23.2.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. January 2012. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2012/01/ton_2012_01_2012-02-23_tie_001_en.html