Motor vehicles are a major component of overall advance retail sales, accounting for twenty-four percent of the overall total for the month of June.
|Advance Retail Sales of Motor Vehicles||May-02||Jun-02|
|Value of advance sales (in millions)||63,553||65,884|
|Percent change from same month previous year||-3.41||3.67|
NOTE: Advance retail sales are advance estimates of monthly retail trade produced by the Bureau of the Census. The advance estimates are based on a small subsample of the Census Bureau's full retail sales sample.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census, as of July 12, 2002, available at: http://www.census.gov/svsd/www/adseries.html