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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, October

Published: 6 June 2013

In May 2013 the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,228

In May 2013 a total of 19,314 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 11,509 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 8.2 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In May the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,228, which was 39.8 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 36.8 per cent. The increase of new registered cars was due to automobile taxes which changed 1.4.2012. The number of passenger cars first registered in May has been on average approximately 13,000 during the 2000s. 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 2013 a total of 79,196 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 19.4 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to May period was 47,727, which is 19.4 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to May period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Ford.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2013. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Updated 6.6.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. May 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.11.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2013/05/merek_2013_05_2013-06-06_tie_001_en.html