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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2021, February

Published: 21 February 2008

Road traffic accidents claimed 20 lives in January

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 444 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in January. In them, 20 persons were killed and 582 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 6 lower and that of persons injured 54 lower than in January 2007.

Of the persons who were killed, 15 travelled by passenger car. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered 4 and cyclists 1. Among those who died, 18 were men and 2 were women.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2008
Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Source: Road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland.

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Last updated 21.2.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. January 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 10.4.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2008/01/ton_2008_01_2008-02-21_tie_001_en.html