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  • Percent, Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted

    Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1888-1926 (2)--Original Data, 1921-1939. The Following Adjustments Were Made To The Data By NBER: Linear Interpolation For Monthly Total Insured Figures; May, 1921-February, 1922--Short-Time Workers Added In; Figures For Great Britain And Ireland Lowered To Great Britain And Northern Ireland Basis. March, 1922-October, 1922 Data Have Short-Time Workers Added In. November 1922-October 1923 Data Have NBER Adjustments For Short-Time Workers. November 1923-July 1939 Data Have Short-Time Workers Added In. September 1937-July 1939 Data Have An NBER Adjustment To Make Continuous Computation Of The Number Of Unemployed. Source: Ministry Of Labour Gazette, Monthly Issues . This NBER data series m08004b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at NBER Indicator: m08004b

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