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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, October

Published: 22 January 2015

Road traffic accidents claimed 25 lives in December

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 479 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in December. In them, 25 persons were killed and 633 persons injured. The number of persons killed was seven higher and that of persons injured 76 higher than in December 2013.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 12/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 12/2014. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 16 travelled by passenger car and one by van. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered seven. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 14 were men and 11 were women.

A total of 5,286 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to December period. In them, 223 persons were killed and 6,669 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 35 lower and that of persons injured one lower than in the corresponding period of 2013. Of the persons who were killed, 124 travelled by passenger car, 11 by van, three by lorry, 16 by motorcycle and two by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 34 and cyclists 23. In addition, ten other road users were killed.


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

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Mari Niemi 029 551 3215, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 22.1.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. December 2014. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2014/12/ton_2014_12_2015-01-22_tie_001_en.html