Published: 18 February 2021

Road traffic accidents claimed 14 lives in January

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 213 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in January. In them, 14 persons were killed and 256 persons injured. The number of persons killed was three lower and that of persons injured 127 lower than in January 2020. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2021. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2021. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 11 travelled by passenger car and two by van. Cyclists killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. Among those who died, nine were men and five were women.


Source: Statistics on road traffic accidents, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Härkönen 029 551 3254, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 18.2.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. January 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.2.2021].
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