Official Statistics of Finland

Railway Statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Number of passengers in railway traffic decreased by 21 per cent in the first quarter of 2020
30 Jun 2020
In the first quarter of 2020, a total of 17.7 million passengers travelled on Finnish railways, which is 21 per cent fewer than in the corresponding quarter of last year. The number of passenger kilometres in train traffic totalled 1,098 million. Passenger kilometres went down by six per cent from the corresponding quarter of the year before. Passenger kilometres indicate that the number of passengers decreased more in local transport than in long-distance transport.

Next release:
27 Aug 2020

Description: The railway statistics are the basic statistics of the Finnish railways, including data on both the track network and railway traffic. The statistics describe the state of the railways with time series and by line section. The statistics serve actors in the field of transport by producing statistical data to help in their planning, monitoring, supervising and decision-making.
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Keywords: carriage, gross tonne-kilometres, length of line, locomotive, locomotive-kilometre, passenger-kilometre, rail transport, railway, track length, train kilometre, tonne-kilometre, vehicle-axle-kilometre.
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Change: Several sets of transport statistics transferred from Traficom to Statistics Finland
30 Jan 2020
In 2020, Statistics Finland will start publishing several sets of official statistics relating to transport which were previously published by Traficom.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Railway Statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-3351. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.7.2020].
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