ADVANCE RETAIL SALES OF MOTOR VEHICLES

ADVANCE RETAIL SALES OF MOTOR VEHICLES

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Advance Retail Sales of Motor Vehicles (monthly data, seasonally adjusted)

Advance Retail Sales of Motor Vehicles (monthly data, seasonally adjusted). If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

Motor vehicles are a major component of overall advance retail sales, accounting for twenty-six percent of the overall total for the month of August.

Advance Retail Sales of Motor Vehicles Jul-02 Aug-02
Value of advance sales (millions of dollars) 69,678 71,208
Percent change from same month previous year   4.34   2.20

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 Sept. 13, 2002, available at: http://www.census.gov/svsd/www/adseries.html