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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2021, March

Published: 17 December 2020

Road traffic accidents claimed 12 lives in November

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 301 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in November. In them, 12 persons were killed and 367 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four higher and that of persons injured 26 higher than in November 2019. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2020. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2020. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, five travelled by passenger car and two by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered three and cyclists two. Among those who died, 10 were men and two were women.

A total of 3,322 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to November period. In them, 196 persons were killed and 4,068 persons injured. The number of persons killed was two higher and that of persons injured 497 lower than in the corresponding period of 2019. Of the persons who were killed, 114 travelled by passenger car, nine by van, two by moped, 18 by motorcycle and two by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 20 and cyclists 23. In addition, eight other road users were killed.


Source: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Mervi Härkönen 029 551 3254, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 17.12.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. November 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.5.2021].
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