Periodic survey of motor vehicle trade

Producer: Statistics Finland
Homepage: http://www.stat.fi/til/auma/index_en.html
Main topic: Trade
Related topics:
Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): No
European Statistical System (ESS): Yes

Description

The periodic survey of motor vehicle trade is produced at specific intervals as an inquiry directed to enterprises. The inquiry comprises sale, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and retail sale of automotive fuel. The enterprises are selected to the sample survey so that enterprises of different size are included. The responses obtained from the sample enterprises are inflated to correspond to the data of the enterprises in the frame by industry and CPA category. The data concern the division of turnover in motor vehicle trade by product. The inquiry made in 2006 concerns the year 2005 and the following one the year 2010.

Statistics Finland's periodic survey of motor vehicle trade is based on the Council Regulation concerning structural business statistics (58/97).

Data content

The statistics describe the division of turnover in motor vehicle trade by product. The inquiry is directed to enterprises engaged in motor vehicle trade: sale, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and retail sale of automotive fuel. Enterprise-specific data collected for the statistics are confidential.

Classifications used

The industrial classification used is TOL2002 and the product classification is CPA, which is a product classification based on industries.

Data collection methods and data sources

The data inquired direct from enterprises are published as inflated data on the 4-digit level on the Internet. The sample comprises around 200 enterprises selected to the sample on the basis of size category and industry so that they give a representative picture of the structure of turnover in motor vehicle trade of different size in various industries. The data are transmitted to Eurostat.

Updating frequency

Every five years.

Time of completion or release

The data are completed according to the Regulation within 18 months from the end of the statistical reference year.

Time series

The data are collected every five years. The data are from the year 2005.

Keywords

business enterprises, fuels, motor vehicle trade, motor vehicles, motorcar, retail trade, trade, turnover, vehicles, wholesale and retail trade, wholesale trade

Contact information

http://tilastokeskus.fi/til/auma/yht_en.html


Last updated 22.09.2016