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Employment in Producers' Durable Goods Trades for Great Britain (M08135GBM173NNBR)


Jul 1939: 1,885  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Thousands, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Figures Are For The Estimated Total Insured Persons Employed In The Following: (I) Metal Extraction And Manufacture. Coke Ovens And By-Product Works; Pig Iron (Blast Furnaces); Steel Melting And Iron Puddling, Iron And Steel Rolling, Etc.; Iron Ore And Ironstone Mining, Etc.; Lead, Tin, And Copper Mining; Other Mining And Quarrying; Brass, Copper, Zinc, Tin, Lead, Etc.; Iron And Steel Tubes; Wire, Wire Netting, Wire Ropes. (Ii) Engineering. General Engineering; Engineers' Iron And Steel Founding; Electrical Engineering; Marine Engineering, Etc.; Railway Carriages And Wagons, Etc.; Brass And Allied Metal Wares; Metal Industries Not Separately Specified; Shipbuilding And Ship Repairing; Electrical Wiring And Contracting; Electrical Cable, Apparatus, Lamps, Etc. For More Information, See Also Source, P.132. "Figures Beginning With September, 1937 Are Based On A New Method Of Counting Unemployed, Which Raises Them Slightly, Relative To Previous Figures" (Source, P.105). Source: E.H. Phelps Brown And G.L.S. Shackle, "British Economic Fluctuations, 1924-1938, " Oxford Economic Papers No.2, May 1939, Pp.100 And Following.

This NBER data series m08135 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at

NBER Indicator: m08135

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Employment in Producers' Durable Goods Trades for Great Britain [M08135GBM173NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, February 19, 2019.


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