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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2019, March

Published: 15 February 2018

Road traffic accidents claimed 18 lives in January

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 297 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in January. In them, 18 persons were killed and 379 persons injured. The number of persons killed was eight higher and that of persons injured 51 lower than in January 2017.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 1/2018. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, 15 travelled by passenger car and one by van. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two. Among those who died, 11 were men and seven were women.


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

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Updated 15.2.2018

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. January 2018. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.4.2019].
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