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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2020, August

Published: 4 June 2020

First registrations of passenger cars fell to under one half in May 2020

In May 2020 a total of 13,115 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 6,313 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 32.3 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In May the number of new passenger cars registered was 5,110, which was 53.1 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 16.0 per cent. These data are based on the Traffic Affairs Register of the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) 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 May period of 2020 a total of 71,361 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 15.2 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to May period was 39,362, which is 20.9 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to May period were Toyota, Skoda and Volkswagen.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2020. Statistics Finland, Traficom

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Updated 4.6.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. May 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 29.9.2020].
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