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Table 2 Number of fatalities, fatality rates per population and potential for fatality reductions [14, 15]

From: Comparison of road safety in Finland and Sweden

Traffic unit Fatalities in 2009–2013/Y(a) Fatalities per population(b) Relative population risk in Finland(c) Reduction if(d) Swe average in Fin
Finland Sweden Finland Sweden
Passenger car 158 163 30.6 18.1 169 64
LGV(e) 9 8 1.8 0.9 200 5
HGV(e) 7 5 1.4 0.5 274 5
Pedestrian 34 44 6.5 4.9 134 9
Bicycle 21 21 4.0 2.3 175 9
Moped 8 8 1.6 0.9 179 4
Motorcycle 23 40 4.5 4.5 101 0
Bus 1 1 0.2 0.2 125 0
Tractor 3 2 0.5 0.2 253 2
Other vehicle 6 5 1.1 0.6 181 3
Total 270 298 52.3 33.0 158 99
  1. aYearly average of road fatalities in 2009–2013
  2. bRoad fatalities per million inhabitants, year (Fin = 5.16, Swe = 9.03 million people)
  3. cFatalities per population in Finland compared to Sweden (Index for Sweden = 100)
  4. dYearly reduction of fatalities in Finland, if No. of fatalities per population same as in Sweden
  5. e LGV light goods vehicle (max 3500 kg), HGV heavy goods vehicle (over 3500 kg)