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1029. Recreational Vehicles--Number and Retail Value of Shipments

[528.8 represents 528,800]

                                 
Item 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
                                 
NUMBER (1,000)
  Total 528.8 295.8 339.6 541.1 533.9 526.3 307.9 181.4 239.1 258.0 358.0 391.0 351.7 371.7 393.6 420.0 388.3 347.3 293.7 382.7 420.2 518.8 475.2 466.8 438.8
Motorized homes 129.0 68.9 96.6 256.1 280.2 293.6 172.6 99.9 135.2 152.5 223.7 257.3 233.5 249.6 255.7 277.1 261.6 226.5 172.6 226.3 243.8 306.7 281.0 274.6 239.3
Type A, conventional 65.3 26.7 30.3 45.2 43.0 46.6 21.5 9.8 14.3 19.3 34.4 42.1 33.6 33.3 40.8 41.5 35.4 29.0 23.5 27.3 31.9 37.3 33.0 36.5 37.6
Type B, van campers 1 27.0 20.8 26.4 36.1 40.8 19.5 3.4 2.4 3.8 3.9 5.6 7.1 6.7 6.2 6.6 5.2 5.0 5.9 3.5 2.9 3.0 3.5 4.1 4.1 3.8
Type C, chopped vans 2 36.7 21.4 39.9 74.8 76.4 91.1 39.2 16.4 17.3 18.0 30.5 32.8 28.4 28.2 26.4 26.2 20.8 17.4 15.2 16.8 16.5 17.3 15.7 14.7 13.6
Multi-use van conversions (NA) (NA) (NA) 100.0 120.0 136.4 108.5 71.4 99.8 111.3 154.2 175.3 164.8 181.9 181.9 204.2 200.4 174.2 130.4 179.3 192.4 181.8 151.1 144.0 122.3
Travel trailers 212.3 126.3 150.6 189.7 167.9 159.8 90.2 52.0 63.8 65.5 90.0 85.2 75.4 78.2 86.2 89.6 82.9 80.4 77.6 102.5 113.6 128.0 121.2 123.9 131.6
Folding camping trailers 97.7 55.2 48.1 53.3 53.9 48.2 31.3 24.5 35.0 34.3 37.5 40.9 35.9 36.5 41.6 42.3 33.9 30.7 33.9 43.3 51.9 61.7 61.1 57.3 57.6
Truck campers 89.8 45.4 44.3 42.0 31.9 24.7 13.8 5.0 5.1 5.7 6.8 7.6 6.9 7.4 10.1 11.0 9.9 9.7 9.6 10.6 10.9 11.4 11.9 11.0 10.3
 
RETAIL VALUE (mil. dol.)
  Total (NA) (NA) 2,320 (NA) (NA) (NA) 3,538 1,952 2,775 3,505 6,324 7,493 6,904 7,434 8,288 9,061 9,019 8,101 6,623 8,774 9,518 12,196 12,104 12,365 11,928
Motorized homes (NA) (NA) 1,251 (NA) (NA) (NA) 2,682 1,381 2,019 2,701 5,099 6,262 5,724 6,155 6,826 7,543 7,420 6,660 5,284 6,963 7,544 9,897 9,768 9,788 9,139
Type A, conventional (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 282 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,640 (NA) 2,086 2,293 2,097 1,750 1,482 1,748 1996 2,555 2,737 2,883 3,287
Type B, van campers 1 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 34 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 155 (NA) 138 171 144 149 193 109 119 131 165 176 166
Type C, chopped vans 2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 210 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 616 (NA) 650 677 758 630 502 614 624 706 656 692 662
Multi-use van conversions (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 783 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 3,093 (NA) 3,533 3,739 4,233 4,438 4,110 4,492 4805 4,643 4,199 4,106 3,438
Travel trailers (NA) (NA) 856 (NA) (NA) (NA) 725 485 631 666 1,067 1,041 997 1,083 1,219 1,254 1,252 1,220 1,107 1,523 1,644 1,912 1,927 2,171 2,356
Folding camping trailers (NA) (NA) 101 (NA) (NA) (NA) 83 69 105 110 122 145 137 144 167 175 147 134 146 189 (NA) 276 290 284 309
Truck campers (NA) (NA) 112 (NA) (NA) (NA) 48 17 20 28 36 46 46 53 76 88 81 86 87 99 (NA) 112 119 122 124




NA Not available.
1 Panel-type trucks with interior converted to living area.
2 Chopped vans: mini, unit over 8 feet high attaches to van chassis of 6,500 lbs. GVWR or more; Low profile, unit less than 8 feet high attaches to van chassis of 6,500 lbs. GVWR or more; Compact, unit attaches to van chassis less than 6,500 lbs. GVWR.

Source: Recreation Vehicle Industry Association, Reston, VA, RVIA Industry Profile 1997. Data also in American Automobile Manufacturers Association of the United States, Inc., Washington, DC, Motor Vehicle Facts and Figures, annual (copyright) http://www.rvia.com/index.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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