A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.
Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2016, July
Published: 9 April 2015
In March 2015 the number of new passenger cars registered was 11,097
In March 2015 a total of 17,404 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 12,403 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 10.2 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In March the number of new passenger cars registered was 11,097, which was 15.3 per cent up from the year before. The share of new diesel-driven passenger cars was 33.6 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 March period of 2015 a total of 44,023 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 4.5 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to March period was 29,355, which is 3.8 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to March period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.
Source: Statistics on first registrations 2015. Statistics Finland, Finnish Transport Safety Agency
Inquiries: Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, Kari Keränen 029 551 3208, Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, firstname.lastname@example.org
Director in charge: Hannele Orjala
Tables in databases
Official Statistics of Finland (OSF):
First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. March 2015. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.8.2016].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/2015/03/merek_2015_03_2015-04-09_tie_001_en.html