British Historical Statistics
Originally published in 1988, this reference book provides the major economic and social statistical series for the British Isles from the twelfth century up until 1980-81. It is the successor of Abstract of British Historical Statistics and the Second Abstract of British Historical Statistics, which were compiled by the author in collaboration with Phyllis Deane and Hywel Jones respectively. The text presents the user of historical statistics with informed access to a wide range of economic data, without the labour of identifying sources or of transforming many different annual sources into a comparable time series. The statistics selected for presentation are arranged in sixteen chapters. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British history and historical statistics.
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POPULATION AND VITAL STATISTICS
FUEL AND ENERGY
MISCELLANEOUS INDUSTRIAL STATISTICS
TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS
Abstract Accounts Agriculture Annual authorities Average Bank break Britain British Building Capital census changes Clothing Coal comparable cont continued Cost Cotton covered December Department Domestic duty earlier Earnings Economic Electricity ended Engineering England & Wales estimates excluded Expenditure Exports Females figures Finance Food footnotes given Gross heading History Housing Imports included Income indices Industry Insurance Irish Iron Items January July June Labour later London Males Manufactures March Materials Metal million Mining nineteenth century North Northern Ireland NOTES Number October official output period Persons population Prices Principal prior Products Public published rates Re-exports Receipts recorded relate Report Republic of Ireland result returns Schools Scotland September Services Ships shown Silk SOURCES statistics Steel subsequently Supply Textiles thousands Tobacco tons Total Trade Transport United Kingdom Wages Water Wool workers
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