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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

NBER Macrohistory: NBER Macrohistory Database Series from the United Kingdom

db -- .db format data & documenation; dat -- rectangular dat a; doc -- documentation accompanying the .dat file

I. Production of Commodities

db dat doc a01006Great Britian Index of Crop Production 1866-1947
db dat doc a01010aU.K. Wheat Production 1852-1891
db dat doc a01010bU.K. Wheat Crop 1885-1938
db dat doc a01017Great Britain -- England, Wales, Scotland Potatoes, Production 1884-1939
db dat doc a01020Great Britian Barley Crop 1884-1938
db dat doc a01031aU.K. Wheat Crop Acreage 1852-1938
db dat doc a01031bU.K. Wheat Crop Acreage 1932-1939
db dat doc a01035Great Britian -- England, Wales, Scotland Potato Crop Acreage 1866-1939
db dat doc a01037bGreat Britain -- England, Wales, Scotland Oat Crop Acreage 1866-1939
db dat doc a01181Great Britian Index of Physical Volume Of Industrial Production 1790-1938, 1946-1950
db dat doc a01182Great Britian Index of Industrial Production, Producers' Goods 1790-1931
db dat doc a01183Great Britian Index of Industrial Production, Consumers' Goods 1790-1931
db dat doc a01211U.K. Coal Production 1854-1921
db dat doc m01144aU.S. Automobile Production, Trucks 01/1913-03/1942
db dat doc m01144bU.S. Automobile Production, Trucks and Truck Tractors 01/1940-03/1947
db dat doc m01144cU.S. Automobile Production, Trucks 01/1940-12/1941; 01/1946-11/1964
db dat doc m01196Great Britian -- London Tin Deliveries, London 01/1893-09/1939

II. Construction

db dat doc a02037U.S. Adjusted Index of Building Permits, New England Cities, Riggleman 1875-1933
db dat doc a02071aGreat Britain, Glasgow Great Britain: Number of Apartments in Plans Passed For Residential Buildings, Glasgow, Office Of Public Works 1873-1936
db dat doc a02071aaGreat Britain, Glasgow Great Britain: Value of Plans Passed For Residential Buildings, Glasgow, Office Of Public Works 1873-1936
db dat doc a02071bGreat Britain, Glasgow Great Britain, Value of Plans Passed For Warehouses, Stores, and Workshops, Glasgow 1873-1936
db dat doc a02071cGlasgow Great Britain: Permits Granted For New Streets, Glasgow 1873-1936
db dat doc a02071dGreat Britain: Glasgow Great Britain: Number of Rooms in Plans Passed For Residential Buildings, Glasgow, Office Of Public Works 1873-1936
db dat doc a02072Great Britain - England And Wales Brick Production, Annual Data Only 1785 - 1849
db dat doc a02072aGreat Britain - England And Wales Brick Production, Annual Data Only 1785 - 1815
db dat doc a02073Great Britain, London Great Britain: Number of New Houses Built, London, Commissioner Of Metropolitan Police 1871-1937
db dat doc a02074England & Wales Great Britain, Increases in Number of Dwelling Houses, England and Wales, Inland Revenue Department 1875 - 1914
db dat doc a02075England, Wales, And Scotland Great Britain: Increases in Number of Dwelling Houses, England, Wales, and Scotland, Inland Revenue Department 1875 - 1914
db dat doc a02081dGermany: Number of Household Units Built, Institut Fur Konjunkturforschung 1919-1935
db dat doc a02084dU.K. Great Britain-U.K.: Mileage of New Railway Lines Authorized By Parliament, Commerce and Labour Dept. 1822-1852
db dat doc a02084daU.K. Great Britain-U.K.: Mileage of New Railway Lines Authorized By Parliament, Commerce and Labour Dept. 1847-1879
db dat doc a02084eU.K. Great Britain - United Kingdom: Steel Rail Consumption, National Bureau of Economic Research 1876-1894
db dat doc a02084eaU.K. Great Britain-United Kingdom: Steel Rail Consumption, National Bureau of Economic Research 1915-1935
db dat doc a02085U.K. Great Britain-United Kingdom: Increases in Length of Railway Line Opened For Traffic, Board Of Trade 1826-1868, 1872-1912, 1920-1935.
db dat doc a02085aU.K. Great Britain-United Kingdom: Increases in Length of Railway Line Opened For Traffic, Board Of Trade 1826-68, 1872-1912, 1920-35.
db dat doc a02085aaU.K. Great Britain-United Kingdom: Railways, Maintenance of Way and Structures, Board Of Trade 1860-1912
db dat doc a02085abU.K. Great Britain-United Kingdom: Railways, Maintenance of Ways and Structures, Board Of Trade 1919-1933
db dat doc a02085acU.K. Great Britain-United Kingdom: Railways, Maintenance of Ways and Structures, Board Of Trade 1928-1935
db dat doc a02136England And Wales Total Number of Dwelling Houses, Annual Data Only 1875 - 1915
db dat doc m02106New England Total Construction, New England States, F. W. Dodge Corp. Original Data 01/1901-12/1918

III. Transportation and Public Utilities

db dat doc m03011aaGreat Britain Railway Passenger Traffic Excluding London Underground 07/1920-04/1939; 01/1944-12/1948
db dat doc m03011bGreat Britain Railway Passenger Traffic, London Underground Railways 07/1920-04/1939
db dat doc m03032U.S. Index of Truck Tonnage For General Freight Carriers, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1955-03/1964
db dat doc m03085Great Britain Total Coaching Train-Miles Including London Railways FIRST,1931 - FIRST,1939 01/1920-12/1931
db dat doc q03011aGreat Britain Railway Passenger Traffic, Excluding London Underground, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1931 - FOURTH,1938 07/1920-04/1939; 01/1944-12/1948
db dat doc q03032U.S. Index of Truck Tonnage For General Freight Carriers, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1946 - FOURTH,1960

IV. Prices

db dat doc a04018London Price of Bar Silver 1833-1933
db dat doc m04132U.S. Wholesale Price, Asphalt (Bulk, Tank Cars, Refinery) 01/1918-05/1944

V. Stocks of Commodities

db dat doc m05019aGreat Britain - Cleveland Or Middlesbrough District Stocks, Cleveland Pig Iron, End of Month 11/1878-03/1884; 05/1884-09/1896
db dat doc m05019bGreat Britain - Cleveland Or Middlesbrough District Cleveland Pig Iron, Stocks Held in Connal's Warrant Stores, End of Month 01/1895-09/1916
db dat doc m05022U.K. Copper Stocks, Europe and Afloat, End of the Month 12/1881-11/1916

VI. Distribution of Commodities -- none

VII. Foreign Trade

db dat doc m07007aU.K. Exports of Raw Materials, Value 01/1882-12/1902
db dat doc m07007bU.K. Exports of Raw Materials and Articles Mainly Unmanufactured 01/1901-12/1940
db dat doc m07018aU.K. Imports of Raw Materials, Value 02/1882-12/1902
db dat doc m07018bU.K. Imports of Raw Materials, Value 01/1901-03/1935

VIII. Income and Employment

db dat doc m08002aaU.K. Trade Union Members Unemployed, Total 01/1887-05/1924
db dat doc m08002abU.K. Insured Workers Unemployed 01/1920-09/1920, 11/1920-10/1939
db dat doc m08004bU.K. Percentage Unemployed, Building Trades, Insured Workers 05/1921-07/1939
db dat doc m08038U.K. Iron Mining, Average Number of Days Per Week Worked For Each Month 01/1895-08/1939
db dat doc m08135U.K. Employment in Producers' Durable Goods Trades 01/1924-07/1939
db dat doc m08136U.K. Employment in Consumers' Durable Goods Trades 01/1924-07/1939
db dat doc m08137U.K. Employment in Consumers' Non Durable Goods Trades 01/1924-07/1939
db dat doc m08141Great Britain--England, Ireland, Wales Percentage Employed Among the Friendly Society of Iron Founders 12/1854-12/1910

IX. Financial Status of Business -- none

X. Savings and Investment -- none

XI. Securities Markets

db dat doc m11011Great Britain --London Security Price Index 04/1887, 07/1887-06/1888, 09/1888-03/1890, 05/1890-12/1890, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT AUGUST FOR THE YEARS 1891-1894, 01/1895-12/1895, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JULY FOR 1896, 01/1897-12/1897, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JULY FOR
db dat doc m11013Great Britain --London Security Price Index, Coal, Iron, and Steel Shares 04/1887, 07/1887-12/1890, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT AUGUST FOR THE YEARS 1891-92 & 1894, 01/1895-12/1895, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JULY FOR 1896, 01/1897-12/1897, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JULY FOR THE YEARS 1898-1904, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JUNE
db dat doc m11014Great Britain --London Security Price Index, British Railway Common Shares, Stock Exchange Value 04/1887, 07/1887-06/1888, 09/1888-12/1890, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT AUGUST FOR THE YEARS 1891-1894, 01/1895-12/1895, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JULY FOR 1896,
db dat doc m11018Great Britain --London Security Price Index 04/1887, 07/1887-06/1888, 09/1888-03/1890, 04/1890-12/1890, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT AUGUST FOR THE YEARS 1891-1894, 01/1895-12/1895, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JULY FOR 1896, 01/1897-12/1897, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JULY FOR
db dat doc m11022Great Britain --London Security Price Index 04/1887, 07/1887-06/1888, 09/1888-12/1890, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT AUGUST FOR THE YEARS 1891-1894, 01/1895-12/1895, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JULY FOR 1896, 01/1897-12/1897, ALL MONTHS EXCEPT JULY FOR THE YEARS

XII. Volume of Transactions

db dat doc m12021Great Britain --London London Bank Clearings, Total 05/1867-07/1939
db dat doc m12024Great Britain --London London Bank Clearings, Stock Exchange Settling Days 05/1867-07/1914

XIII. Interest Rates

db dat doc m13013Great Britain Minimum Rate of Discount, Bank Of England 01/1836-12/1939
db dat doc m13016Great Britain Open Market Rates of Discount, London 01/1824-11/1939
db dat doc m13018aU.S. Excess of New York Commercial Paper Rates Over London Discount Rates On Three Month Bank Bills 01/1876-11/1939
db dat doc m13018bGreat Britain/Germany Excess of Berlin Private Discount Rates Over London Discount Rates On Three Month Bank Bills 01/1876-07/1914; 10/1914-12/1922; 01/1925-07/1939
db dat doc m13018cGreat Britain/France Excess of Paris Open Market Rate Over London Discount Rate On Three Month Bank Bills 01/1876-07/1914; 01/1925-09/1939
db dat doc m13034aGreat Britian Index of Yield Of Fixed Interest Stocks 01/1919-10/1930
db dat doc m13034bGreat Britian Index of Yield Of Fixed Interest Stocks 01/1925-12/1934
db dat doc m13040U.S. Excess of New York Call Money Rate Over London Open Market Discount Rate 01/1876-12/1914; 01/1925-12/1938
db dat doc m13041aEngland Yield of Three Percent Consols 01/1840-12/1852
db dat doc m13041bEngland Yield of Three Percent Consols 01/1852-12/1888
db dat doc m13041cEngland Yield of Consols 03/1888-12/1938

XIV. Money and Banking

db dat doc m14082Great Britain Bank and Currency Notes in Circulation, Bank of England 01/1919-12/1934
db dat doc m14083Great Britain Other Securities, Bank of England 09/1844-12/1934
db dat doc m14084Great Britain Seven Day Bills and Others, Weekly Average, Bank of England 09/1844-08/1904
db dat doc m14085Great Britain Other Deposits, Bank of England 09/1844-09/1939
db dat doc m14087Great Britain Ratio of Reserves To Liabilities, Bank Of England 01/1876-02/1935
db dat doc m14106U.K. NBER Series: 14106 10/1877-07/1914
db dat doc m14107U.K. NBER Series: 14107 10/1877/12/1914
db dat doc m14108U.K. NBER Series: 14108 01/1870-12/1914

XV. Government Finance -- none

XVI. Leading Indicators -- none

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Last Update: May 17, 2001 Created by Jean Roth May 17, 2001
 
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