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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2021, August

Published: 20 August 2020

Road traffic accidents claimed 25 lives in July

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 315 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in July. In them, 25 persons were killed and 390 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four higher and that of persons injured 123 lower than in July 2019. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 7/2020. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 7/2020. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 16 travelled by passenger car and five by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two and cyclists two. Among those who died, 21 were men and four were women.

A total of 1,918 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to July period. In them, 127 persons were killed and 2,360 persons injured. The number of persons killed was five higher and that of persons injured 415 lower than in the corresponding period of 2019. Of the persons who were killed, 77 travelled by passenger car, six by van, 11 by motorcycle and two by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 13 and cyclists 13. In addition, five other road users were killed.


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

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Mervi Härkönen 029 551 3254, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 20.8.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. July 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2021].
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