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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2017, September

Published: 23 January 2014

Road traffic accidents claimed 18 lives in December

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 429 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in December. In them, 18 persons were killed and 557 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four higher and that of persons injured six lower than in December 2012.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 12/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 12/2013. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, ten travelled by passenger car, two by van, one by lorry and one by moped. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered four. Among those who died, 13 were men and five were women.

A total of 5,324 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in the January to December period. In them, 258 persons were killed and 6,670 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four higher and that of persons injured 405 lower than in the corresponding period of 2012. Of the persons who were killed, 153 travelled by passenger car, ten by van, six by lorry, 24 by motorcycle and five by moped. Pedestrians killed numbered 33 and cyclists 20. In addition, seven other road users were killed.


Source: Transport and Tourism: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Raini Östlund 09 1734 3205, Mari Niemi 09 1734 3215, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 23.1.2014

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. December 2013. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.11.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2013/12/ton_2013_12_2014-01-23_tie_001_en.html

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