International Historical Statistics
International Historical Statistics is a compendium of national and international socio-economic data from 1750 to 2010, available in both Excel and PDF formats. The digital database is an interactive version of a three-volume work edited by Brian Mitchell (University of Cambridge). IHS is published by Palgrave-Springer.
International Historical Statistics is structured in three geographical divisions and ten data themes:
- Africa / Asia / Oceania
- The Americas
Thematic coverage varies by year and country:
- Population and vital statistics
- Labour force
- External trade
- Transport and communications
- Commodity prices
- National accounts
EUI members can also access these related resources:
Coverage from 1750 to 2010 is from multiple national and international sources, varying by geographical area, period and statistical theme.
- The paper version is located at the EUI Library, shelfmark 900.2126 MIT lower (garden) floor.
Access International Historical Statistics via this Catalogue record.
- The search box can be used to locate series, eg. South America > Output of Iron Ore
- Open the section page by clicking on the title
- Click on 'Supplementary Material'
- Download the .xls (Excel) file
Please read, and abide by, the terms and conditions of use for licensed data resources.
Contact: Thomas Bourke at [email protected]
Page last updated on 24 February 2021