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Latest publication: First registrations of motor vehicles 2022, February

Published: 5 January 2022

In December 2021 the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,526

In December 2021 a total of 11,265 new motor vehicles were registered, of which 7,773 were automobiles. First registrations decreased by 23.9 per cent from the corresponding month of the previous year. In December the number of new passenger cars registered was 6,526, which was 19.8 per cent down from December 2020. The share of new electric passenger cars was 24.2 per cent and plug-in hybrid electric cars 19.9 per cent. A total of 2,875 new electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars were registered, which was 12.3 per cent up from the year before. 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 2021 a total of 176,389 vehicles were first registered. Compared to the year before, there was an increase of 2.0 per cent. The number of passenger cars first registered in 2021 was 98,481, which is 2.1 per cent up from the year before. The share of new electric passenger cars was 10.3 per cent. The most common passenger car makes first registered in 2021 were Toyota, Volkswagen and Skoda.


Source: Statistics on first registrations 2021. Statistics Finland, Traficom

Inquiries: Nico Maunula 029 551 3526, Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, liikenne.matkailu@stat.fi

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Updated 5.1.2022

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): First registrations of motor vehicles [e-publication].
ISSN=2342-365X. December 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 2.7.2022].
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