Economic Growth and Growth Patterns of the Great Britain Industrial Economy between 1700 and 1935

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Hoffmann, Walther G.
Publication Date
  • W. G. Hoffmann (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    The study’s topic is the computation of indices of production for the Great Britain industry. Indices for the whole industrial development where computed as well as indices for single industrial sectors. In macroeconomic view important results of economical research in the 90ies have revised the traditional interpretation of the so called “industrial revolution”. Starting point of the discussion were the data of Walther G. Hoffmanns research of the English economy, showing a distinct increase of Great Britains industrial growth rate since 1780. Causes, process and Characteristics of the industrial revolution in Great Britain were the object of the discussion, leading to a relativization of the processes. The result of this discussion was, that the century from 1750 to 1850 is considered as an era of a widely continuous development of already invested economic trends. Topics: Tables in the ZA-Onlinedatabase HISTAT A. Tabelle von W.G. Hoffmann - Indizes zur langfristigen wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung Großbritanniens (1700-1935) - Die Gewichte für den Index der industriellen Produktion des Vereinigten Königreichs (Gesamte Industrie=100) (1740-1924) - Die Entwicklung der industriellen Produktion des Vereinigten Königreichs (1740-1924) - Die Produktion und die Beschäftigung der Industrie in England und Wales (1841-1931) - Die Verteilung der in der Industrie Beschäftigten im Vereinigten Königreich (1841-1881) - Die direkt und indirekt ermittelten Nettoproduktionswerte der Industrie des Vereinigten Königreichs (1850-1930) - Die Indizes der industriellen Nettoproduktionswerte und der Lohnsumme im Vereinigten Königreich (1841-1931) B. CLM-Indices der industriellen Produktion nach Crafts/Harley (1992): - Großbritannien: Revidierte CLM-Indices der industriellen Produktion (1700-1857) - Großbritannien: Das Wachstum der industriellen Produktion (in Prozent pro Jahr), verschiedene Schätzungen (1700-1841) C. Nominaler Lohnindex nach David Greasley - Großbritannien: Nominaler Lohnindex nach David Greasley (1856 1913) - Großbritannien: Nominaler Lohnindex für den Dienstleistungssektor nach David Greasley (1856 1913)
Temporal Coverage
  • 1700 / 1935
Geographic Coverage
  • England (GB-ENG)
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Census of production’s material was conducted from very different sources, such as from Statistical Abstracts for the United Kingdom, and scientific publications. As appropriate (for example: production censuses were not available), estimates were made.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8115 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Hoffmann, Walther G.: Wachstum und Wachstumsformen der englischen Industriewirtschaft von 1700 bis zur Gegenwart. Jena: Gustav Fischer 1940.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23