A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.
Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2016, August
Published: 7 May 2015
In April 2015 the number of new passenger cars registered was 9,633
In April 2015 a total of 16,928 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 10,870 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 0.6 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In April the number of new passenger cars registered was 9,633, which was 3.4 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 36.7 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
In the January to April period of 2015 a total of 60,952 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 3.4 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to April period was 38,989, which is 2.1 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to April period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Skoda.
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2015. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
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Tables in databases
Official Statistics of Finland (OSF):
First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. April 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.9.2016].
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