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Latest publication: Goods transport by road 2021, 2nd quarter

Published: 16 June 2021

Volume of goods transported by lorries decreased in the first quarter of 2021

According to Statistics Finland, a total of 59 million tonnes of goods were transported by lorries in the first quarter of 2021, which was one per 11 cent less than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. The volume of transported soil materials decreased by 32 per cent and the volume of transport for other goods decreased by two per cent compared to the fourth quarter in 2011.

Quarterly volume of goods transported by lorries in domestic transport

Quarterly volume of goods transported by lorries in domestic transport

The total transport volume of lorries amounted to 6.2 billion tonne-kilometres in the first quarter of 2021, which was 19 per cent less than in the corresponding quarter of one year before. Ninety-seven per cent of the transport volume was transported in professional transport and three per cent in private transport.

The data for the statistics on goods transport by road are collected from lorry owners with a quarterly sample survey. Transported volume of goods refers to the weight of goods loaded on lorries in tonnes Tonne-kilometre describes the volume of transport and is obtained as a product of transported volume of goods and length of transport journey.


Source: Goods Transport by Road 1/2021, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Jukka Tuominen 029 551 3635, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 16.06.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Goods transport by road [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3617. 1st quarter 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.9.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kttav/2021/01/kttav_2021_01_2021-06-16_tie_001_en.html