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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, May

Published: 21 January 2016

Road traffic accidents claimed 17 lives in December

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 428 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in December. In them, 17 persons were killed and 554 persons injured. The number of persons killed was eight lower and that of persons injured 83 lower than in December 2014.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 12/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 12/2015. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 13 travelled by passenger car and one by van. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two and cyclists one. Among those who died, 10 were men and seven were women.

A total of 5,147 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to December period. In them, 257 persons were killed and 6,373 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 33 higher and that of persons injured 304 lower than in the corresponding period of 2014. Of the persons who were killed, 155 travelled by passenger car, 13 by van, five by lorry, 20 by motorcycle and one by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 30 and cyclists 24. In addition, nine other road users were killed.


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

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Matti Kokkonen 029 551 3770, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 21.1.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. December 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.6.2019].
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