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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2022, February

Published: 21 October 2021

Road traffic accidents claimed 15 lives in September

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 331 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in September. In them, 15 persons were killed and 393 persons injured. The number of persons killed was one higher and that of persons injured 10 lower than in September 2020. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Deaths in road traffic accidents in the past 12 months, 1/1985 - 9/2021 preliminary data by month

Deaths in road traffic accidents in the past 12 months, 1/1985 - 9/2021 preliminary data by month

Of the persons who were killed, 10 travelled by passenger car, two by motorcycle and one by lorry. Cyclists killed in road traffic accidents numbered two. Among those who died, 11 were men and four were women.

A total of 2,400 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to September period. In them, 154 persons were killed and 2,880 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 12 lower and that of persons injured 461 lower than in the corresponding period of 2020. Of the persons who were killed, 86 travelled by passenger car, eight by van, two by moped, 23 by motorcycle and three by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 14 and cyclists 13. In addition, five other road users were killed.


Source: Statistics on road traffic accidents, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Härkönen 029 551 3254, Heidi Pukkila 029 551 3478, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 21.10.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. September 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.6.2022].
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