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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2021, January

Published: 19 December 2019

Road traffic accidents claimed 8 lives in November

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 290 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in November. In them, 8 persons were killed and 341 persons injured. The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured 74 lower than in November 2018. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2019. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 11/2019. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, seven travelled by passenger car. Cyclists killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. Among those who died, seven were men and one woman.

A total of 3,654 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to November period. In them, 194 persons were killed and 4,565 persons injured. The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured 332 lower than in the corresponding period of 2018. Of the persons who were killed, 114 travelled by passenger car, 10 by van, three by moped, 25 by motorcycle and three by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 13 and cyclists 17. In addition, nine other road users were killed.


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

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Mervi Härkönen 029 551 3254, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 19.12.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. November 2019. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.3.2021].
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