Dataset: Industrial Statistics 1855, 1872 and 1882: Provincial Towns


The survey is a coding of the results of four surveys concerning industrial firms: the industrial counts in Denmark in 1855 and in 1871; the survey of the living conditions of workers from 1872; and J.T. Bayer's publication 'Dansk Provinsindustri' (Danish Provincial Industry) from 1885. The area covered is provincial towns. Variables used are: firm identification (incl. owner's name), number of workers employed, sector of production, special means and methods of production, production in terms of money, and year of establishment. A number of methodological problems arose a the data material is characterized by essential gaps, dissimilar starting points, etc

Variable Groups

Full Title

Industrial Statistics 1855, 1872 and 1882: Provincial Towns

Parallel Title

Industritællingerne 1855, 1872 og 1882 i provinsbyerne

Identification Number


Bibliographic Citation

Industrial Statistics 1855, 1872 and 1882: Provincial Towns, Danish Data Archive, DDA716, version: 1.0.0, 10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-716

List of Keywords

Geographic Coverage

Descriptive Text

Struktureret registreringsskema.

Descriptive Text

Structured registration form.

Unit of Analysis



Location of units of observationTime limits, Industrial firms., Industrial firms.

Kind of Data

survey data


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