Transport and tourism

Railway statistics

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Railway statistics describe the Finnish track network, numbers of journeys by rail, volumes of transported goods and various performances of railway traffic. Statistics are compiled from data of the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency and operators. Quarterly and more extensive annual statistics are published from the data.


Statistics Finland


Database table 12m1 Vehicle-axle-kilometres was corrected on 25 August 2022.
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Database tables


According to Statistics Finland, freight transferred by rail in the third quarter of 2022 was 7,6 million tons, which was 24 % less than in the third quarter of 2021. A total of 20.6 million trips was travelled by rail, which was 36 % more than in the same quarter of 2021.

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release | Railway statistics 2022, 3rd quarter
release | Railway statistics 2021
release | Railway statistics 2022, 1st quarter

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See key statistical data in the figures.

Number of journeys in passenger traffic (1000 journeys) by Traffic type 2009-2020

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Domestic long-distance services12,76613,05312,83213,15512,96012,35811,91511,59512,46413,03214,2868,0228,509
Commuter traffic54,43955,55155,10255,68155,76055,38763,60970,06872,69173,91877,87751,40946,496

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Referencing instructions

Referencing instructions

Are you looking for previously published statistical data?

The statistical data released before 5.4.2022 can be found on the archive pages of the statistics.

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