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Employment In Consumers' Durable Goods Trades for Great Britain

1939-07: 2,004 Thousands  
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M08136GBM173NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 2:18 PM CDT
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Note That Employment In Building And The Making Of Building Materials Has Been Included As A Whole, Without Allowance For Building Of Business Premises; And That Aircraft Employment Cannot Be Separated From The Motor Trade. These Data Are Based On The Estimated Total Insured Persons Employed In The Following Trades: (I) Mineral Materials. Stone Quarrying And Mining; Slate Quarrying And Mining; Clay, Sand, Gravel, And Chalk Pits; Artificial Stone And Concrete, Etc.; Cement, Limekilns And Whiting; Brick, Tile, Pipe, Etc. Making. (Ii) Manufactured Materials. Glass (Excluding Bottles And Scientific Glass); Paint, Varnish; Read Lead, Etc.; Stove, Grate, Pipe, Etc.,And General Iron Founding; Heating, And Ventilating Apparatus. (Iii) Building. (Iv) Motor Vehicles, Cycles, And Aircraft. (V) Timber And Furnishings. Sawmilling And Machined Woodwork; Furniture Making, Upholstering, Etc., Other Woodworking; Wallpaper Making; Carpets; Oilcloth, Linoleum, Etc. These Figures Were Computed By The Authors Using Their Own Method. See P.134 Of The Source For The Description. "The Figures For 1937 Onwards Are Based On A New Method Of Counting Unemployed Which Raises Them Slightly Relatively 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 m08136 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter08.html.

NBER Indicator: m08136

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Employment In Consumers' Durable Goods Trades for Great Britain [M08136GBM173NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M08136GBM173NNBR/, September 4, 2015.





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