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Selected time series of studies on wage- and salary development and on the development of national income in Germany from 1850 to 1985

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Hoffmann, Walther G.
  • Hohls, Rüdiger
  • Pierenkemper, Toni
Publication Date
2005
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Description
  • Abstract

    The Data-compilation is a selection of time-series on wage- and salary development as well as on the development of the national income in Germany from 1850 to 1985. The following studies has been included: - Walther G. Hoffmann (1965): Das Wachstum der deutschen Wirtschaft seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. - Rüdiger Hohls (1991): Arbeit und Verdienst. Entwicklung und Struktur der Arbeitseinkommen im Deutschen Reich und in der Bundesrepublik. - Pierenkemper, Toni (1987): Arbeitsmarkt und Angestellte im deutschen Kaiserreich 1880-1913. Interessen und Strategien als Elemente der Integration eines segmentierten Arbeitsmarktes. - Wiegand, Erich/Zapf, Wolfgang (1982): Wandel der Lebensbedingungen in Deutschland. Wohlfahrtsentwicklung seit der Industrialisierung. Tables in ZA-Online-Database HISTAT: A. Hoffmann, Walther G.: The Growth of the German Economy since the mid of the 19th century A.1 The average earned income per annum by industrial sector (1850-1959) A.2 The average earned income per annum in mining and saline (1850-1959) A.3 The average earned income per annum in industry and craft (1850-1959) A.4 The average earned income per annum in transport (1850-1959) A.5 The average earned income per annum in other services (1850-1959) A.6 Net national product (NNP) in factor costs in current prices and national income per capita according to Hoffmann (1850-1959) A.7 Gross value added and real national income per capita in prices of 1913 according to Hoffmann (1850-1959) A.8 The development of average earned income of employees in industry and craft, Index 1913 = 100 (1850-1959) B. Hohls, Rüdiger: The Sectoral Structure of Earnings in Germany B.1 Nominal annual earnings of employees by industrial sector in Germany in Mark, 1885-1985 B.2 Nominal earnings of white collar workers and blue collar workers in Germany, 1890-1940 C. Living costs, prices and earnings, consumer price index C.1 Development of living costs (index) of medium employees’ households (1924-1978) C.2 Preices and earnings, index 1962 = 100 (1820-2001) C.3 Living costs, consumer price index (1820-2001) D. Pierenkemper, Toni: Employment market and employees in the German ‘Reich’ 1880-1913. D.1 Income of selected white collar categories in Mark (1880-1913) D.2 Real income of selected white collar categories (1880-1913) E. Wiegand, E.: Historical Development of Wages and Living Costs in Germany. E.1 Development of real gross income of blue collar workers in industry, index 1970 = 100 (1925-1978) E.2 Development of real gross income of blue collar workers in industry (1925-1978) E.3 Development of nominal and real national income per capita (1950-1978) E.4 Development of nominal and real national income per capita (1925-1939) E.5 National income: monthly income from dependent personal services per employee (1925-1971) E.6 Overlook: Development of wages, employed workers and gross income from dependent personal services in Germany (1810-1989)
Temporal Coverage
  • 1850 / 1985
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
  • Germany (DE)
    Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) till 1959 without Saarland and West-Berlin; from 1993: Germany
Collection Mode
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 135
    Number of Variables: 124
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8177 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Wiegand, Erich: Zur historischen Entwicklung der Löhne und Lebenshaltungskosten in Deutschland. In: Erich Wiegand, E./Zapf, W.: Wandel der Lebensbedingungen in Deutschland. Wohlfahrtsentwicklung seit der Industrialisierung. Frankfurt, New York: Campus, 1982. Statistisches Bundesamt Wiesbaden (Hrsg.): Bevölkerung und Wirtschaft. Stuttgart/Mainz: Kohlhammer, 1982.
  • Pierenkemper, Toni: Arbeitsmarkt und Angestellte im deutschen Kaiserreich 1880-1913. Interessen und Strategien als Elemente der Integration eines segmentierten Arbeitsmarktes. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1987.
  • Hohls, Rüdiger: The Sectoral Structure of Earnings in Germany, 1885-1985. In: Scholliers, Peter/Zamagni, Vera, 1995: Labour’s Reward: Real Wages and Economic Change in 19th and 20th Century Europe. Hants/UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 1995.
  • Hoffmann, Walther G.: Das Wachstum der deutschen Wirtschaft seit der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Berlin/Heidelberg, New York: Springer, 1965.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-29 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Hoffmann, Walther G.; Hohls, Rüdiger; Pierenkemper, Toni (2005): Ausgewählte Zeitreihen aus Studien zur Lohn- und Gehaltsentwicklung und der Einkommensentwicklung in Deutschland von 1850 bis 1985. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.8177