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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, April

Published: 19 February 2019

Road traffic accidents claimed 13 lives in January

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 291 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in January. In them, 13 persons were killed and 384 persons injured. The number of persons killed was five lower and that of persons injured five higher than in January 2018. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2019. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2019. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 10 travelled by passenger car, one by van and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered one. Among those who died, 10 were men and three were women.


Source: Transport and Tourism: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Mari Niemi 029 551 3516, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 19.2.2019

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. January 2019. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.5.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2019/01/ton_2019_01_2019-02-19_tie_001_en.html