This section contains collections of macroeconomic data such as the Bank of England’s Millennium of Data spreadsheet which covers a range of continuous macroeconomic and financial time series stretching back to 991.   A sibling spreadsheet, the Economic Trends centennial edition produced as part of ESCoE project 1.1 covers a subset of this data covering high frequency series over the past 100 years.   It also contains macro datasets covering important periods in the UK’s history such as the unpublished microfiche of data underlying the publication The Growth and Fluctuation of the British Economy, 1790-1850 put together by Professor Anna Schwartz and the Statistical Digest of the Second World War.  These datasets are backed up by a range of digitised publications such as the London and Cambridge Economic Service Monthly Bulletins which cover the interwar period, the whole set of Economic Trends articles since 1957, the Economic Trends Annual Supplement, the January and July editions of the Monthly Digest of Statistics, and various editions of the Statistical Abstract of the United Kingdom (later renamed the Annual Abstract of Statistics) covering the years 1842 to 2003.

The first two datasets are large compilations of historical statistics that go up almost to the present day.  Users should consult these spreadsheets first for long time series of macroeconomic data. For additional data over the late C18th and early C19th the previously unpublished microfiche underlying the study The Growth and Fluctuation of the British Economy 1790-1850, put together by Professor Anna Schwartz, is now available with the kind permission of Professor Schwartz' family.  The microfiche contains important background information on the construction of the statistics as well as data. Some but not all of the data are available in Excel as a result of a British Academy Leverhulme Grant: SG150907. Data from 1842 onward can be found in the Statistical Abstracts and other publications in the Articles and Periodicals Section.
For detailed macro and other data over the World War 2 period can be found in the Statistical Digest of the War although the Annual Abstract of Statistics in the Articles and Periodicals Section also contain data covering this period:  
SOURCES AND METHODS
ESCoE project 1.1 produced a Technical Report summarising the available inventory of macroeconomic data over the past one hundred years. The Studies in Official Statistics Series and associated Research Series provide many useful technical articles on various statistics. Guides to Official Statistics are available for a number of years The Monthly Digest of Statistics Supplement of Definitions and Explanatory Notes is available for the years 1981 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992

USES
In 2010 The Bank of England produced a Quarterly Bulletin article on historical UK recessions using the Millennium Dataset which contains many charts of the data
Please select a publication title and year to narrow down the list.  Note the Annual Abstract of Statistics section also includes the earlier publication the Statistical Abstract of the United Kingdom.
Annual Abstract Of Statistics 1935-1946 No File
Annual Abstract Of Statistics 1938-1950 No File
Annual Abstract Of Statistics 1955 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 1960 No File
Annual Abstract Of Statistics 1965 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 1970 No File
Annual Abstract Of Statistics 1975 No File
Annual Abstract Of Statistics 1980 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 1985 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 1990 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 1995 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2000 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2002 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2003 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2004 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2005 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2006 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2007 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2008 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2009 No File
Annual Abstract of Statistics 2010 No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1975 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1976 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1977 Edtion No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1979 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1980 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1981 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1982 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1983 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1984 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1985 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1986 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1987 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1988 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1989 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1990 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1991 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1992 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1993 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1994 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1995 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1996 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1997 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1998 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 1999 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 2000 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 2001 Edition No File
Economic Trends Annual Supplement 2002 Edition No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Aug 1991 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Aug 2001 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1980 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1981 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1982 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1983 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1984 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1985 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1986 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1987 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1988 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1989 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1990 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1991 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1992 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1993 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1994 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1995 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1996 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1997 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1998 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 1999 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2000 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2002 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2003 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2004 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2005 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2006 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2007 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2008 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2009 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jan 2010 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1980 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1981 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1982 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1983 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1984 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1985 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1986 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1987 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1988 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1989 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1990 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1992 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1993 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1994 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1995 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1996 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1997 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1998 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 1999 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2000 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2002 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2003 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2004 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2005 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2006 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2007 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2008 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2009 No File
Monthly Digest of Statistics Jul 2010 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1842-1856 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1850-1878 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1871-1885 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1878-1906 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1898-1912 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1906-1920 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1911-1925 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1913 and 1918-1931 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1913 and 1921-1934 No File
Statistical Abstract for the UK 1924-1938 No File
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