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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2021, September

Published: 6 May 2021

In April 2021 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,840

In April 2021 a total of 17,623 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 10,241 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 35.1 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In April the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,840, which was 47.8 per cent up from the year before, but compared to April 2019, passenger car registrations decreased by 9.3 per cent. The share of new electric passenger cars was 6.9 per cent and plug-in hybrid electric 24.1 per cent. A total of 2,746 new electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars were registered, which was 187 per cent up from the year before. These data are based on the Traffic Affairs Register of the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

First registrations of passenger cars

First registrations of passenger cars

In the January to April period of 2021 a total of 64,852 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 11.3 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to April period was 36,819, which is 7.5 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to April period were Toyota, Skoda and Volkswagen.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2021. Statistics Finland, Traficom

Inquiries: Nico Maunula 029 551 3526, Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

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Updated 6.5.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. April 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.10.2021].
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