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FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

PART 1.

AREA, POPULATION, FISCAL AFFAIRS, AGRICULTURE, INDUSTRIES, COMMER JE, SAIP.

PING, RAILROADS, TELE IRAPHS, BANKING, AND MONEY.

Area and Population.

The area and the distribution of population of the United Kingdom were as follows at the

census taken April 1, 1891 :

England, 50,867 square miles; Wales, 7,442 square miles; Scotland, 29,785 square miles; Ireland,

22,583 square miles ; Isle of Man, 227 square miles ; Channel Islands, 75 square miles. Total, 120,979

square miles.

Population: England, 27,483,490; Wales, 1,519,033: Scotland, 4,025,647 ; Ireland, 4,704,750; Isle of

Man, 56,608 ; Channel Islands, 92,234; military and naval abroad, 224,211. Total, 38,104,975.

The estimated population at the end of June, 1898, was: England and Wales, 31,397,078; Scot-
land, 4,249,946: Ireland, 4,541,903. Total United Kingdom, 40,188,927.

The population per square mile in 1891 was 498 ; in 1881 was 446: in 1871 was 390 : in 1861 was 345 ;

in 1851 was 308; in 1841 was 274; in 1831 was 139; in 1821 was 207; in 1811 was 175; in 1801 was 153.

Total.

926,132
1,900,328
1,399,735
1,336,945
7,336,344
9,154,373

22,053,857

10,591,967

Mulhall states the ratios of occupation in the entire United Kingdom for the years 1841 and 1891
as follows: Agriculture in 1841 was 37.8, and in 1891 was 15.1; manufactures, respectively, 34.8 and
53.7; trade, 7.8 and 9.9 ; professions, 2.5 and 7.4; domestics, 17.3 and 13.9.

Year.

1893...

1894..

1895.....

1896....

1897......

Total, Including

North America, United States. Australia.

All Other.

Immigrants.

50,381

213,212

11,412

307,633

141,054

23,633
159,431
11.151
226,827

185,799
22,357
195,632
10,809
271,772

175,674
22,590
154,496
10,710
241,952

159,913
22,702
132,098
12,491

213,450

Revenue and Expenditure.

table shows the actual revenue and expenditure for the years ending March 31. They are revised so as to exclude, in accordance with the system now adopted, the army and navy extra receipts, and the contributions by India for military charges, formerly brought to account as revenue: Expend.

Expend-
Year.
Revenue.
iture.
Year.
Revenue.

iture. 1884........ £86,160,184 £85,954,564 1892...

£90,994,786 £89,927,773 1885.. 87,988, 110 89,037,883 1893....

90,395, 377 90,375,385 1886 89,581,301 92,223,844 1894

91,133,410 91, 302,846 1887 90,772, 758 89,996,752 1895.

94,683,762

93,918,421 1888. 89,802,254 87,423,645 1896.

101,973,829 97,764,357 1889. 88,472,812 87,683,830 1897.

103,949,885 101,476,669 1890,

89,304,316
86,083,314 1898...

106,614,004 102,935,994 1891.

89,489,112 87,732,855

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1895. 1896.... 1897.... 1898.

-ESTATES

STAMPS
Total Estate,

Bills of Ex'ge, Life and Rec'ts, Drafts,
Legacy, Suc- Deeds, Bankers' Notes, Marine and other Other
cession, etc. etc.

etc. Insur'ces. Penny Stamps. Receipts.
£8,754.343 £3,266,957 £747,890 £194,405 £1,202,747 £421.342
11,639,900 4,643,822 796.363 211,321 1,261,301 426,424
10,741,379 4,553,301 792,341 216.654 1,305,324 443,826
11,185,998 4,796,055 784,030 216,666 1,350,691 450,803

Total Stamps. £5,833,341 7,339, 231 7,311,446 7,598,245

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