Transport and tourism

Volume of goods transported by lorries grew slightly in the third quarter of 2022

release | Goods transport by road 2022, 3rd quarter

According to Statistics Finland, a total of 71 million tonnes of goods were transported by lorries in domestic road transport in the third quarter of 2022. Compared to the previous year, the volume of transported goods grew by three per cent. The transport performance remained on level with the previous year and amounted to 7.7 billion tonne-kilometres.

Key selections

  • The total volume of goods transport in domestic road transport was 71 million tonnes in the third quarter of 2022. The volume increased by three per cent from the previous year.
  • Although the transport volume of road transport was in total on level with the previous year, the transport volume of soil materials fell by 25 per cent.
  • The share of transported soil materials made up 30 per cent of the volume of goods transported in road transport and seven per cent of the transport performance.
  • Ninety-three per cent of the transport volume was transported in professional transport and seven per cent in private transport.


See key statistical data in the figures.

Volume of goods, vehicle mileage and transport performance of domestic road transport by quarter 2018Q1-2022Q3

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  • Transport of soil material
  • Type of vehicle use

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