A more recent publication of this set of statistics is available.

Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2017, September

Published: 24 August 2017

Road traffic accidents claimed 22 lives in July

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 435 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in July. In them, 22 persons were killed and 536 persons injured. The number of persons killed was six lower and that of persons injured 46 lower than in July 2016.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 7/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 7/2017. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 11 travelled by passenger car and four by motorcycle. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered one and cyclists four. In addition, two other road users were killed. Among those who died, 14 were men and eight were women.

A total of 2,419 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to July period. In them, 131 persons were killed and 3,057 persons injured. The number of persons killed was nine lower and that of persons injured 166 lower than in the corresponding period of 2016. Of the persons who were killed, 79 travelled by passenger car, six by van, two by moped, seven by motorcycle and four by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered 15 and cyclists nine. In addition, nine other road users were killed.


Source: Transport and Tourism: Statistics on road traffic accidents. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Irmeli Segerholm 029 551 3219, Matti Kokkonen 029 551 3770, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Director in charge: Sami Saarikivi

Publication in pdf-format (189.8 kB)

Tables

Tables in databases


Updated 24.8.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. July 2017. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.10.2017].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/ton/2017/07/ton_2017_07_2017-08-24_tie_001_en.html

Share