A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.
Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2016, August
Published: 5 March 2015
In February 2015 the number of new passenger cars registered was 7,989
In February 2015 a total of 12,103 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 9,107 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 2.7 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In February the number of new passenger cars registered was 7,989, which was 2.3 per cent down from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 41.1 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
In the January to February period of 2015 a total of 26,617 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 12.2 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to February period was 18,257, which is 12.5 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to February period were Volkswagen, Toyota and Skoda.
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2015. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
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Tables in databases
Official Statistics of Finland (OSF):
First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. February 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 30.9.2016].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2015/02/merek_2015_02_2015-03-05_tie_001_en.html