Transport and tourism

Volume of goods transported by lorries dropped in the fourth quarter of 2022

release | Goods transport by road 2022, 4th quarter

According to Statistics Finland, a total of 58 million tonnes of goods were transported by lorries in domestic road transport in the fourth quarter of 2022. Compared to the previous year, the volume of transported goods dropped by 12 per cent. The transport performance dropped by nine per cent and was 6.9 billion tonne-kilometers.

Key selections

  • The volume of goods transported in domestic road transport was 58 million tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2022. The volume decresed by 12 per cent from the previous year.
  • The volume of road transport decreased by 9 per cent from the last quarter of 2021.
  • The share of transported soil materials made up 27 per cent of the volume of goods transported in road transport and seven percent of the transport performance.
  • Ninety-six per cent of the transport volume was transported in professional transport and four per cent in private transport.

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  • Transport of soil material
  • Type of vehicle use

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Ville Keränen
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