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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2022, February

Published: 17 December 2021

Road traffic accidents claimed 23 lives in November

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 290 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in November. In them, 23 persons were killed and 343 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 11 higher and that of persons injured 24 lower than in November 2020. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Deaths in road traffic accidents in the past 12 months, 1/1985 - 11/2021 preliminary data by month

Deaths in road traffic accidents in the past 12 months, 1/1985 - 11/2021 preliminary data by month

Of the persons who were killed, 14 travelled by passenger car, one by moped and one by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered four and cyclists three. Among those who died, 15 were men and eight were women.

A total of 2,981 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to November period. In them, 204 persons were killed and 3,558 persons injured. The number of persons killed was eight higher and that of persons injured 510 lower than in the corresponding period of 2020. Of the persons who were killed, 114 travelled by passenger car, eight by van, four by moped, 28 by motorcycle and three by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 22 and cyclists 20. 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 17.12.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. November 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.6.2022].
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