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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, April

Published: 6 November 2008

First registrations of passenger cars decreased by 8.3 per cent in October 2008

In October 2008 a total of 16,700 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 11,866 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 22.1 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In October the number of new passenger cars registered was 10,161, which was 8.3 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 48.0 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Vehicle Administration and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

In the January to October period of 2008 a total of 227,391 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was a decrease of 0.5 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to October period was 128,714, which is 7.5 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to October period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Ford.

First registrations of passenger cars

Source: Statistics on first registrations 2008. Statistics Finland, Finnish Vehicle Administration

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Last updated 6.11.2008

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. October 2008. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.5.2019].
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