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Published: 17 February 2022

Road traffic accidents claimed 10 lives in January

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 200 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in January 2022. In them, 10 persons were killed and 245 persons injured. The number of persons killed was four lower and that of persons injured 11 lower than in January 2021. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Deaths in road traffic accidents in the past 12 months, 1/1985 - 1/2022 preliminary data by month

Deaths in road traffic accidents in the past 12 months, 1/1985 - 1/2022 preliminary data by month

Of the persons who were killed, eight travelled by passenger car. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two. Among those who died, eight were men and two were women.


Source: Statistics on road traffic accidents, Statistics Finland

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

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 17.2.2022

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. January 2022. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.11.2022].
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