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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2020, February

Published: 18 February 2020

Road traffic accidents claimed 17 lives in January

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 298 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in January. In them, 17 persons were killed and 383 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four higher and that of persons injured one lower than in January 2019. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2020. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2020. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 10 travelled by passenger car, one by van and one by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered three and cyclists one. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, 13 were men and four were women.


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

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Mervi Härkönen 029 551 3254, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 18.2.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. January 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 9.4.2020].
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