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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2021, April

Published: 11 January 2021

In December 2020 the number of new passenger cars registered was 8,132

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.

First registrations of passenger cars

First registrations of passenger cars

In the January to December period of 2020 a total of 172,954 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an decrease of 8.5 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in the January to December period was 96,415, which is 15.6 per cent down from the year before. The most common passenger car makes first registered in the January to December period were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2020. Statistics Finland, Traficom

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Updated 11.1.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. December 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 11.5.2021].
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