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CONSUMER INSTALMENT CREDIT AT COMMERCIAL BANKS
JUNE 1972

Extensions of consumer instalment credit at commercial banks increased
$267 million from May to June. Automobile' credit accounted for more than half the
gain while other consumer goods credit also advanced substantially.
Instalment credit outstanding at the end of June amounted to nearly
$49.2 billion, up by a record $1,135 million from the May figure. Increases were
reported for all types of credit and in all Federal Reserve Districts.
Consumer Instalment Credit at Commercial Banks
(-Estimates, in millions of dollars)
Volume extended
I Amounts outstanding
Change froin:
Change from:
Type of credit
June 30,
Year
Month
Month Year
1972
1972
ago
ago
ago
ago
1
23,515

Purchased
Direct
Other consumer goods:' Credit" cards
Mobile homes •
Other
Home repair and modernization
.Personal- loans: "Check-credit
Other

+604

+2 ,933

2,284

+139

4414

n,028
9,487

Automobile- paper, total

+381
+223

+1 ,544
+1 ,389

1,374
910

+112
+ 27

+264
+150

+ 72
3,589"
5,023
+181
+ 25
1,874
+ 60
'2,985
. + 34
1,460
10,721
+159

+ 467
+1 ,174
+
24
+ 220
+ 253
+1;
,085

713
328
184
202
203
1,054

+ 55
+ 33
+ 2
+
1
- 1
+ 38

. +150
N.A.
N.A.
+ 31
+ 33
+145

4,968 . +267

+761

49^167

,156
+1,135" +6.

Boston
New York
Philadelphia
Cleveland
Richmond
Atlanta

1,929
6,324
3,006
.3,800
4,816
5,178

+ 34
+100.
+ 63
. + 74
. +126
+142

+ 121
+ 4,77
+ •
372
+ 348
+ 748
+ 868

205
603
276
340
486
537

+ 12
- 53
+ 11 . + 42
•-+ 46
-+ 4
.'
+ 7 \ + 37
+ 78
+ 15
+ 35
+157

Chicago
St. Louis
Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas
San Francisco

' 6:'650
.2,650
1,600
2,721
2,939
-7,554

+134
+ 66
+ 39
+ 68
+ 55
+234

+ 722
+ 419
+ 176
+ 391
+ 385
+1, 129

655
259
149
305
274
879

+
+
+
+
+
+

Total '
Federal-Reserve .District:

N.'A.

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