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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2019, November

Published: 9 January 2012

In December the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,886

In December 2011 a total of 11,793 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 8,923 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 6.4 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In December the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,886, which was 11.2 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 51.3 per cent. These data are based on the Vehicular and Driver Data Register of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

First registrations of passenger cars

First registrations of passenger cars

In the January to December period of 2011 a total of 215,787 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 9.7 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to December period was 126,123, which is 12.6 per cent up from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to December period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Ford.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2011. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency

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Updated 9.1.2012

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. December 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2011/12/merek_2011_12_2012-01-09_tie_001_en.html