October 1, 2014 / 11:34 AM / 3 years ago

TABLE-Japan Sept overall auto sales fall pct 0.8 pct

Oct 1 (Reuters) - Japan's industry-wide auto sales,
including 660cc minivehicles,  fell 0.8 percent in September
from a year earlier to 518,774 vehicles, retreating for a third
month in a row, industry data showed on Wednesday.
    Auto sales in the country have declined year-on-year in
every month except for June since a rise in the sales tax by 3
percentage points to 8 percent.
    A breakdown of domestic vehicle sales data follows, with
year-on-year percentage changes in parentheses.

 YEAR-TO-DATE             JAN-SEPT 2014   JAN-SEPT 2013     
 Total                  4,318,313 (+ 6.0)  4,073,265
 Registered vehicles    2,578,420 (+ 4.5)  2,467,072
 Minivehicles           1,739,893 (+ 8.3)  1,606,193

 SEPTEMBER                  2014              2013
 Total                    518,774 (- 0.8)    522,728 
 Registered vehicles      315,326 (- 2.8)    324,315 
 Minivehicles             203,448 (+ 2.5)    198,443 
    
 AUGUST                     2014              2013
 Total                    333,470 (- 9.1)    366,754 
 Registered vehicles      206,606 (- 5.0)    217,411 
 Minivehicles             126,864 (-15.1)    149,343 
     
 JULY                       2014              2013
 Total                    460,260 (- 2.5)    472,108 
 Registered vehicles      285,886 (+ 0.6)    284,314 
 Minivehicles             174,374 (- 7.1)    187,794 
    
 JUNE                       2014              2013
 Total                    452,555 (+ 0.4)    450,825 
 Registered vehicles      265,171 (- 0.7)    266,913 
 Minivehicles             187,384 (+ 1.9)    183,912  
    
 MAY                        2014              2013
 Total                    363,370 (- 1.2)    367,648 
 Registered vehicles      206,906 (- 5.6)    219,099 
 Minivehicles             156,464 (+ 5.3)    148,549  
       
 APRIL                      2014              2013
 Total                    345,225 (- 5.5)    365,164 
 Registered vehicles      188,864 (-11.4)    213,165 
 Minivehicles             156,361 (+ 2.9)    151,999    
 
 MARCH                      2014                2013            
               
 Total                    783,384 (+17.4)    667,128 
 Registered vehicles      481,039 (+14.5)    420,069 
 Minivehicles             302,345 (+22.4)    247,059 

 FEBRUARY                   2014               2013
 Total                    565,170 (+18.4)    477,379 
 Registered vehicles      336,176 (+15.0)    292,453 
 Minivehicles             228,992 (+23.8)    184,926 

 JANUARY
 Total                    496,105 (+29.4)    383,501 
 Registered vehicles      292,446 (+27.5)    229,333 
 Minivehicles             203,659 (+32.1)    154,168 

    Sources: Registered vehicle data provided by the Japan
Automobile Dealers Association. 
    Minivehicle data provided by the Japan Light Motor Vehicle
and Motorcycle Association. Monthly data are sometimes revised.

 (Reporting by Maki Shiraki and Yoko Kubota; editing by Jane
Baird)

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