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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, November

Published: 7 January 2019

In December 2018 the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,159

In December 2018 a total of 10,735 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 7,607 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 29.5 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In December the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,159, which was 23.7 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 27.6 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) 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 2018 a total of 191,803 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 0.6 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to December period was 120,499, which is 1.6 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to December period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2018. Statistics Finland, Traficom

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Updated 7.1.2019

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. December 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2018/12/merek_2018_12_2019-01-07_tie_001_en.html