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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, November

Published: 7 May 2009

In April 2009 the number of new passenger cars registered was 7,435

In April 2009 a total of18,139 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 8,201 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 43.3 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In April the number of new passenger cars registered was 7,435 which was 52.1 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 42.8 per cent.These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Vehicle Administration and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

In the January to April period of 2009 a total of 65,995 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 34.2 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to April period was 36,907, which is 40.1 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to April were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford.

First registrations of passenger cars

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2009. Statistics Finland, Finnish Vehicle Administration

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Last updated 7.5.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. April 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2009/04/merek_2009_04_2009-05-07_tie_001_en.html