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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, May

Published: 19 December 2016

Road traffic accidents claimed 21 lives in November

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 367 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in November. In them, 21 persons were killed and 460 persons injured. The number of persons killed was one higher and that of persons injured 91 lower than in November 2015.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2016. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 15 travelled by passenger car. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered four and cyclists one. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 16 were men and five were women.

A total of 4,341 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to November period. In them, 220 persons were killed and 5,384 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 29 lower and that of persons injured 442 lower than in the corresponding period of 2015. Of the persons who were killed, 139 travelled by passenger car, 10 by van, four by moped, 15 by motorcycle and four by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 23 and cyclists 16. 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 19.12.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. November 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.6.2019].
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