Statistics Department

Scope and Content

Papers of the Statistics Department of the National Coal Board and the British Coal Corporation, comprising weekly statistical digests for the period 1989-1991, including, but not limited to, statistics on saleable output, manpower, overtime and wastage. Also includes seams output figures for 1947 and statistical returns of results of colliery working for 1955-1956.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Statistics Department was formed in 1958 when it was separated from the Secretary's Department.

[Information taken from The National Archive Catalogue, COAL 44, accessed 30 May 2017.]


Original order reconstructed.

Custodial History

This subfonds is made up of material deposited by the British Coal Corporation in 1997/1998. DNCB/67 (no accession number identified)

DNCB/77 (possibly transferred to Glamorgan Archives in 1997 by the British Coal Corporation. Accession entries for this period of transfer are very vague. 1997/133 states the transfer of 101 boxes of Administrative records and photographic collection, of which this series may have been a part.) The previous reference number for each item is listed in its individual catalogue entry.