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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, October

Published: 8 January 2013

In December 2012 the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,410

In December 2012 a total of 10,090 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 7,433 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 14.5 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In December the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,410, which was 7.0 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 45.0 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 December period of 2012 a total of 191,750 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 11.1 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to December period was 111,251, which is 11.8 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to December period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Skoda.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2012. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Updated 8.1.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. December 2012. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2012/12/merek_2012_12_2013-01-08_tie_001_en.html