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Latest publication: Statistics on road traffic accidents 2021, May

Published: 22 April 2021

Road traffic accidents claimed 10 lives in March

According to preliminary data of Statistics Finland, 138 accidents involving personal injury happened in road traffic in March. In them, 10 persons were killed and 175 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 10 lower and that of persons injured 95 lower than in March 2020. The data were compared with the previous year's preliminary data.

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2021. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Persons killed in road traffic accidents 1/1985 - 3/2021. Deaths in the past 12 months by month

Of the persons who were killed, six travelled by passenger car, one by van. Pedestrians killed in road traffic accidents numbered two. In addition, one other road user was killed. Among those who died, eight were men and two were women.

A total of 486 road traffic accidents involving personal injury happened in January to March period. In them, 34 persons were killed and 595 persons injured. The number of persons killed was 20 lower and that of persons injured 358 lower than in the corresponding period of 2020. Of the persons who were killed, 23 travelled by passenger car, five by van and one by lorry. Pedestrians killed numbered three and cyclists one. In addition, one other road user was killed.


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 22.4.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Statistics on road traffic accidents [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-3846. March 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.6.2021].
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