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Iron Mining, Average Number of Days Per Week Worked for Each Month for United Kingdom (M08038GBM051NNBR)

Observation:

Aug 1939: 5.95 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 17, 2012 2:27 PM CDT
Aug 1939:  5.95  
Jul 1939:  5.80  
Jun 1939:  5.64  
May 1939:  5.37  
Apr 1939:  5.46  
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Units:

Days,
Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:

Monthly

NOTES

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Days, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Data From 1895-1909 Refer To The Average Number Of Days Worked Per Week During The Month, Based On 4 Weeks. Data Beginning In 1910 Refer To The Average Number Of Days Worked Per Week For One Fortnight Per Month -- Sometimes The First Two Weeks Of The Month, Sometimes The Last Two Weeks. Data Include Iron Ore And Ironstone Mines And Openworks. Data For May-November, 1898 Are Affected By Employment In Scotland. The Drop In March, 1912 Is The Result Of A General Coal Mining Stoppage. Beginning In 1920 It Is Assumed That Data Refer Only To Mines In Great Britain. A General Coal Mining Stoppage Occured In October, 1920. Employment Is Low In May-December, 1926 Primarily As The Result Of The Decreased Demand For Iron Ore At Iron Ore And Steel Works Due To A Shortage Of Fuel. Most Of The Mines Were Closed Down During May And By The End Of The Month The Industry Was Almost At A Total Standstill. Coal Mining Disputes Affected Mining During Subsequent Months. Source: Ministry Of Labour (Labour Department,Board Of Trade Until 1925), Abstract Of Labour Statistics, 1897-1898, P. 80; And Following Abstracts; Data For 1934 Only Is From Ministry Of Labour Gazette.

This NBER data series m08038 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.

NBER Indicator: m08038

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Iron Mining, Average Number of Days Per Week Worked for Each Month for United Kingdom [M08038GBM051NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M08038GBM051NNBR, June 18, 2024.

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