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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 23 February 2017

Road traffic accidents claimed 10 lives in January

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 337 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in January. In them, 10 persons were killed and 430 persons injured. The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured one higher than in January 2016.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, five travelled by passenger car and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two. In addition, two other road users were killed. Among those who died, nine were men and one was a woman.


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 23.2.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. January 2017. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.5.2019].
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