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Swedish Land, according to ownership type, 1718–1865


The file contains a dataset of land in Sweden, for the period 1718–1865. The data describe how much of the land, in terms of tax-assessment units (mantal), belonged to each of sevente  different sub-categories of property right regime. The data is a based on a synthesis of the existing data compilations already available. The data also include detailed meta-data that describe the source for each observation.

The reference when using the database is:
Lindgren, Mattias (2021), Svenska jordnaturer 1718-1865. Lund: Department of Economic History.

Svenska jordnaturer 1718-1865


Håkan Lobell

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Documentation and Publications

Lindgren, Mattias (2021), Svenska jordnaturer 1718–1865 : En kvantitativ översikt. Lund Papers in Economic History. 2021:220.