Concepts and definitions

Passenger transport performance

Total number of kilometres covered by passengers during a specific unit of time, usually one year. Unit passenger-kilometre.

Passenger-kilometre

A passenger-kilometre is a measurement unit describing the passenger carrying performance of some means of transport such as a passenger car, coach, train, boat, aircraft or any transport vehicle suited for the transporting of passengers. Two persons travelling five kilometres on board a vehicle generate ten passenger-kilometres. Transport kilometres multiplied by average number of passengers.

Vehicle-kilometre

Total number of kilometres driven by one vehicle class or a specified subgroup over a specified time period, usually twelve months.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Finnish Road Statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-3386. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2020].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/tiet/kas_en.html