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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, August

Published: 4 June 2010

In May 2010 the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,701

In May 2010 a total of 22,761 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 12,035 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 30.1 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In May the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,701, which was 47.9 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 41.5 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

First registrations of passenger cars

In the January to May period of 2010 a total of 89,000 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 6.5 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to May period was 50,202, which is 13.6 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to May were Volkswagen, Toyota and Skoda.

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2010. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Last updated 4.6.2010

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. May 2010. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.9.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2010/05/merek_2010_05_2010-06-04_tie_001_en.html