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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, May

Published: 20 December 2018

Road traffic accidents claimed 14 lives in November

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 346 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in November. In them, 14 persons were killed and 415 persons injured. The number of persons killed was five lower and that of persons injured 74 lower than in November 2017. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, eight travelled by passenger car, two by van and one by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered three. Among those who died, 10 were men and four were women.

A total of 3,966 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to November period. In them, 200 persons were killed and 4,897 persons injured. The number of persons killed was the same and that of persons injured 220 lower than in the corresponding period of 2017. Of the persons who were killed, 126 travelled by passenger car, six by van, three by moped, 24 by motorcycle, one by lorry and four by bus. Pedestrians killed numbered 18 and cyclists 13. In addition, five other road users were killed.


Source: Transport and Tourism: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Mari Niemi 029 551 3516, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 20.12.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. November 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.6.2019].
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