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Prices and Wages by Decade: 1890-1899

Links to U. S. government documents listing retail prices for typical consumer purchases, and wages for common occupations. All data is for the United States unless specifically indicated.

Wages, 1890-1899

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In FOREIGN COUNTRIES

 

WAGES -- GENERAL SOURCES  (all occupations and worker types)

 

WAGES IN U. S. STATES

Wages in Foreign Countries, 1890-1899

MULTIPLE COUNTRIES

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CANADA

FRANCE

GERMANY

NORWAY

SWEDEN

UNITED KINGDOM

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Wages, 1890s - Analysis

Prices, 1890-1899

 

PRICES for MERCHANDISE

 

PRICES for HOUSING and LAND

 

PRICES for MEDICINES

 

PRICES for SERVICES

 

TRAVEL and TRANSPORTATION PRICES

Cost of Living / Consumer Expenditures - 1890s

Prices and Cost of Living in Foreign Countries, 1890-1899

Timeline -- Major economic events of the 1890s

"75 Years of American Finance: A Graphic Presentation 1861-1935"
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Saint Louis.

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1893

1894

1895

1896

1897

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1899

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