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Total performance of road traffic decreased by 0.5 per cent in 2021

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Reference period:
2021
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According to Statistics Finland, the total of kilometres driven in road traffic in Finland was 48.3 billion kilometres in 2021. This is 0.5 per cent lower than in the previous year. The volume of road traffic increased by two per cent on highways and decreased by seven per cent on streets and private roads.

Key points

  • The total of kilometres driven in road traffic in Finland was 48.3 billion car kilometres in 2021. This is 0.5 per cent lower than in the previous year.
  • In 2021, the total number of kilometres driven with passenger cars was 38.8 billion car kilometres. This is 0.8 per cent lower than in the previous year.
  • In 2021, the traffic performance of lorries totalled 3.3 billion car kilometres. This is one per cent higher than in the previous year.
  • At the end of 2021, the length of highways in Finland totalled 77,906 km. This is two kilometres less than in the previous year.


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  • Area
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  • Regional centre (ELY)
  • Speed limit
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  • Pavement
  • Regional centre (ELY)
  • Distribution of traffic volume
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  • Pavement
  • Regional centre (ELY)
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  • Road class
  • Roadwidth
  • Regional centre (ELY)
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  • Pavement
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  • Regional centre (ELY)
  • Road class
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  • Type of bridge
  • Road class
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  • Regional centre (ELY)
  • Road class
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Classifications used:
  • Regional centre (ELY)
  • Road class
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  • Road class
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  • Road class
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Classifications used:
  • Road class
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  • Road class
  • Type of bridge
  • Regional centre (ELY)
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