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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, May

Published: 6 November 2012

In October 2012 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,182

In October 2012 a total of 15,210 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 9,398 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 3.0 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In October the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,182, which was 18.7 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 37.2 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

First registrations of passenger cars

First registrations of passenger cars

In the January to October period of 2012 a total of 169,568 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 10.6 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to October period was 97,115, which is 11.9 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to October period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2012. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Updated 6.11.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. October 2012. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.6.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2012/10/merek_2012_10_2012-11-06_tie_001_en.html