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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 24 January 2013

Road traffic accidents claimed 14 lives in December

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 403 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in December. In them, 14 persons were killed and 563 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 20 lower and that of persons injured 69 lower than in December 2011.

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

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

Of the persons who were killed, 11 travelled by passenger car. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two and cyclists one. Among those who died, eight were men and six were women.

A total of 5,714 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to December period. In them, 254 persons were killed and 7,075 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 38 lower and that of persons injured 844 lower than in the corresponding period of 2011. Of the persons who were killed, 147 travelled by passenger car, 11 by van, ten by lorry, one by bus or coach, 21 by motorcycle and seven by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 29 and cyclists 18. In addition, ten other road users were killed.


Source: Transport and Tourism: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

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

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 24.1.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. December 2012. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2012/12/ton_2012_12_2013-01-24_tie_001_en.html