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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, October

Published: 7 June 2011

In May the number of new passenger cars registered was 13,026

In May 2011 a total of 25,797 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 14,526 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 13.3 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In May the number of new passenger cars registered was 13,026, which was 21.6 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 41.6 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency 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 May period of 2011 a total of 102,762 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 15.4 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to May period was 60,099, which is 19.7 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to May period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Skoda.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2011. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Updated 7.6.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. May 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2011/05/merek_2011_05_2011-06-07_tie_001_en.html