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English County Borough Data, 1951-1967 (ICPSR 64)

Principal Investigator(s): Boaden, Noel T.; Alford, Robert R.


This study contains aggregate-level economic, political, and social data for 81 English county boroughs in the period 1951-1967. Data are provided on population characteristics, occupational class categories, politics, public expenditures, police, housing, education, and welfare. Also provided are aggregated attributes of the governing councils and executives of these governmental units.

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Study Description


Boaden, Noel T., and Robert R. Alford. English County Borough Data, 1951-1967 . ICPSR00064-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-01-29. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00064.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00064.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    boroughs, economic conditions, education, government expenditures, housing, occupations, politics, population characteristics

Geographic Coverage:    England, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1951--1967

Data Type(s):    administrative records data, aggregate data, survey data


Sample:    A total of 81 English county boroughs in the period 1951-1967.

Data Source:

(1) Moser, Claus Adolf, and Wolf Scott. BRITISH TOWNS: A STATISTICAL STUDY OF THEIR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DIFFERENCES. Edinburgh, Scotland: Oliver and Boyd, 1961, (2) English governmental agencies' statistical publications and reports, and (3) MUNICIPAL YEAR BOOK, 1966

Extent of Processing:   ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03

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