Official Statistics of Finland

First registrations of motor vehicles

Producer: Statistics Finland
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In December 2020 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,132
11 Jan 2021
In December 2020 a total of 14,793 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 9,812 were automobiles. First registrations increased by 14.1 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In December the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,132, which was one per cent down from December 2019. The share of new electric passenger cars was 12.9 per cent and plug-in hybrid electric cars 18.5 per cent. A total of 2,561 new electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars were registered, which was 166 per cent up from December 2019. These data are based on the Traffic Affairs Register of the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom) and they have been produced by Statistics Finland. The numbers are exclusive of the vehicles on the Åland Islands.

Description: Statistics Finland's statistics on motor vehicles are based on the traffic affairs register of the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom), which contains data on all road transport vehicles liable for registration on Mainland Finland. First registrations are drawn monthly from the register for Statistics Finland. Ålands Fordonsmyndigheten supplies to Statistics Finland annual statistics on first registrations on the Åland Islands, and these data are added to the long time series on first registrations. Vehicles in the separate register of the defence forces are no included in Statistics Finland's statistics on motor vehicles.
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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 27.1.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/merek/index_en.html