A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.
Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2017, March
Published: 5 January 2017
In December 2016 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,146
In December 2016 a total of 12,753 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 9,809 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 1.1 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In December the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,146, which was 2.8 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 36.0 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
In the January to December period of 2016 a total of 185,610 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 7.4 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to December period was 118,991, which is 9.3 per cent up 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 2016. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
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Tables in databases
Official Statistics of Finland (OSF):
First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. December 2016. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.4.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2016/12/merek_2016_12_2017-01-05_tie_001_en.html