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Table 3 Number of fatalities, fatality rates per vehicle kilometre 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 vehicle km (b) Relative risk per kilometres in Finland(c) Reduction if(d) Swe average in Fin
Finland Sweden Finland Sweden
Passenger car 158 163 3.4 2.6 131 38
LGV(e) 9 8 2.4 1.0 232 5
HGV(e) 7 5 2.3 1.0 232 4
Total 174 176 3.3 2.3 140 50
  1. aYearly average of road fatalities in 2009–2013
  2. bRoad fatalities per 1000 million vehicle kilometres
  3. cFatalities per vehicle kilometre in Finland compared to Sweden (Index for Sweden = 100)
  4. dYearly reduction of fatalities in Finland, if No. of killed per kilometre same as in Sweden
  5. e LGV light goods vehicle (max 3500 kg), HGV heavy goods vehicle (over 3500 kg)