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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, August

Published: 4 September 2009

In August 2009 the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,103

In August 2009 a total of 12,404 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 6,925 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 30.3 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In August the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,103 which was 35.5 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 44.4 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 August period of 2009 a total of 128,038 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 33.8 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to August period was 65,051, which is 40.2 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to August were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford.

First registrations of passenger cars

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2009. Statistics Finland, Finnish Vehicle Administration

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Last updated 4.9.2009

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. August 2009. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.9.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2009/08/merek_2009_08_2009-09-04_tie_001_en.html