The Development of the coal, iron and steel industry between 1860 and 1912

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Flegel, Kurt
  • Tornow, Maximilian
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    economic importance of the mining industry in the German Empire (Deutsches Reich); annual official mining statistics on federal states level of the German Empire (Deutsches Reich); In the available work the facts of the mining industry are summarized: the mining companies, the smelting companies, and further enterprises associated with these companies, processing the raw materials of the mining and smelting industry are analyzed. The presentation is not limited to the statistics of the products of the mining industry (production statistics), but also includes foreign trade (imports and exports), which documents the consumption of mining and smelting products under consideration of the production statistics within the German Empire territory (consumption statistics). Timeseries: Subjects for which timeseries are available in the search- and downloadsystem HISTAT (Topic: Produktion: Bergbau, verarbeitendes Gewerbe, Industrie (Production: mining, manufacturing, industry) ) Information on the data-version: Version 2.0.0; Date of change: 01.08.2010. Addition to the tables of subdivision D; Completely new included subdivisions: E, F, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, and O. Information on the contents of the subdivisions, please see the list below. A.1 Gewinnung der wichtigsten Bergwerks-, Salinen- und Hüttenerzeugnisse im Deutschen Reich und in Luxemburg (Extraction of the most important products from mining, salt mines and metallurgical products in Germany and in Luxembourg). A.2 Außenhandel der wichtigsten Montanerzeugnisse: Gesamtübersicht nach dem Wert in Millionen Mark. (Foreign trade of the main mining products: overview by values in million marks.) B. Die Steinkohlenindustrie (hard coal industry). C. Die Braunkohlenindustrie (brown coal industry). D. Die Eisenindustrie (iron industry). E. Die Erölindustrie (crude oil industry). F. Die Asphaltindustrie (asphalt industry). G. Die Graphitindustrie (graphite industry). H. Die Blei – Silber -Zink – Industrie (lead, silver, zinc industry). I. Die Arsen – Kupfer – Gold – Industrie (arsenic, copper, gold industry). K. Die Zinnindustrie (tinn industry). L. Nickelindustrie (nickel industry). M. Die Schwefelindustrie (sulfur industry). N. Die Salzindustrie (salt industry). O. Kalisalze (potash salt)
Temporal Coverage
  • 1860 / 1912
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • German Customs area
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Time Unit
    Number of Units: 54
    Number of Variables: 435
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8248 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.8248
  • Flegel, K.; Tornow, M.: Die Entwicklung der deutschen Montanindustrie von 1860 bis 1912. Berlin: Königlich Preußische Geologische Landesanstalt (Hrsg.) 1915.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2011-01-05