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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2021, August

Published: 18 March 2021

Road traffic accidents claimed 9 lives in February

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 134 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in February. In them, 9 persons were killed and 160 persons injured. The number of persons killed was eight lower and that of persons injured 124 lower than in February 2020. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 2/2021. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 2/2021. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

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

A total of 348 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to February period. In them, 23 persons were killed and 417 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 11 lower and that of persons injured 252 lower than in the corresponding period of 2020. Of the persons who were killed, 16 travelled by passenger car, four by van and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered one and cyclists one.


Source: Statistics on road traffic accidents, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Mervi Härkönen 029 551 3254, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 18.3.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. February 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.9.2021].
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