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Latest publication: Domestic Waterborne Traffic 2021, August

Published: 5 February 2021

Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased in December

The goods volume in domestic waterborne traffic totalled 0,5 million tonnes in December 2020. Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased by 56 per cent compared to December 2019. In December 2020 the majority of domestic water transport took place in coastal waterways. 

Domestic waterborne traffic by month (tonnes) in 2018 to 2020

Domestic waterborne traffic by month (tonnes) in 2018 to 2020

Oil products were transported most, in total 0.3 million tonnes, which was 60 per cent of all transport. The second most transported were timber, 0,1 million tonnes.  

Vessel traffic and goods volume in the Saimaa Canal

A total of 4,477 tons of transport were registered through the canal in domestic traffic.

Source: Transport and tourism, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Matti Kokkonen 029 551 3770, Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, matti.kokkonen@tilastokeskus.fi

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Tables in databases

Updated 05.02.2021

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Domestic Waterborne Traffic [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1979. December 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.10.2021].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kvliik/2020/12/kvliik_2020_12_2021-02-05_tie_001_en.html