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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, August

Published: 6 October 2008

First registrations of passenger cars increased by 0.4 per cent in September 2008

In September 2008 a total of 17,391 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 11,521 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 1.9 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In September the number of new passenger cars registered was 9,861, which was 0.4 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 47,4 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Vehicle Administration and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

In the January to September period of 2008 a total of 210,678 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a increase of 1.7 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to September period was 118,542, which is 9.1 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to September period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford.

First registrations of passenger cars

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2008. Statistics Finland, Finnish Vehicle Administration

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Last updated 6.10.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. September 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.9.2019].
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