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STATISTICAL STATEMENTS

OF THE

WORLD'S COLONIES.

1495

STATISTICAL STATEMENTS OF THE COLONIES OF THE WORLD.

COLONIES, PROTECTORATES, DEPENDENCIES, AND NONCONTIGUOUS TERRITORIES OF NATIONS OF THE WORLD, SHOWING AREA AND POPULATION

OF THE COLONIAL POSSESSIONS, PROTECTORATES, DEPENDENCIES, AND “SPHERES OF INFLUENCE OF EACH COUNTRY.

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[Compiled from Statesman's Year-Book and Colonial Office List, 1901.] C. C. indicates Crown colonies, in which the Crown has the entire control of legislation, the administration being carried on by public oficers, under the control of the home Government.

R. I. indicates colonies possessing representative institutions, in which the Crown has no more than a veto on legislation, but the home Government retains the control oi public officers.

R. G. indicates colonies possessing responsible governments, in which the Crown has only a veto on legislation, and the home Government no control over any public officer except its own representatives.

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Curaçao
Danish West Indies
Greenland..
Guadeloupe
Honduras, British
Jamaica and Turks islands,

W.I.
Leeward Islands
Martinique, W.I..
Newfoundland
Porto Rico...
St. Pierre and Miquelon.
Trinidad
Windward Islands

British RI
French possession
British R.G
United States..
French possession
British C.C.
British R. I

605

381 100, 200

3, 00:

63,592 Bosnia and Herzegovina
47,505 Bulgaria and Eastern Rou.
192,000 melia.

16, 123 Crete
5,838, 883 Faroe Islands.
1,572, 797 Gibraltar

Iceland..
51,524 Multa and Gozo
32,786
10,516

Total Europe.
167, 1000
35, 226

ASIA.
749, 818

Aden and Perim
136, 666 Anam
190,000 Bahrein Islands
202, 010 Baluchistan
933,243 Bokhara.

6,250 Cambodia
260,577 | Ceylon
136, 483

Cochin China

....:

1, S68

493

British C.C..
French protectorate.
British proiettorate

.do.
Russian dependency
French protectorate.
British R. I
French possession.
British administration
Chinese dependency
Japanese dependency..
Portuguese possession ..
British C.C.

SO

41, 910 SS, 780 6,000,000 273

O, 0410 130,000 500,000 92,000 2.500,00 40,330 1, 520,000 25, 365

3, 477,094 23, 100

2,3-3,500 3,554 327.900 431,800 580,000 13, 455 2,745,000 1,390 494, S36

! Cypress.
10, 163, 519 Erst Turkestan.

Formosa.
Goa..

Hongkong.
1,759 India-British.
287, 288

French 22, 700

Portuguese 66, 490 Jungaria

Kiauchau Bay 378, 237 Khiva

Kwall Tung

Total North America.

4,531, S29

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French possession
Portuguese possession ..
Chinese dependency
German possession
Russia dependency
Russia possession.

29 251, 100 1, 800, 258 291, 266,000 200

250,000 1.5.58

572, 290 147, 950 600,000 200

60.000 22, 320 800,000

SOUTH AMERICA.

Falkland Islands.
Guianas-British.

French.
Dutch..

British C.C
British R. I
French colony
Dutch..

6,500
109,000
46,850
46,000

Total South America

208, 410

COLONIES, PROTECTORATES, DEPENDENCIES, ETC., GROUPED BY GRAND DivisIONS OF THE WORLD, SHOWING AREA, POPULATION, AND

GOVERNMENT—Continued.

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Sahara
St. Helena
St. Marie
Senegal.
Seychelles.
Sierra Leone
Somali Coast-British

French..

Italian
Togoland
Tripoli
Tristan da Cuhna.
Tunis
Uganda.
Zanzibar and Pemba

French possession.
British C. C.....
French possession.

do British C. C.

.do British protectorate French possession. Italian possession German protectorate... Turkish tributary British C. C..... French protectorate. British protectorate

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Sq. miles.
1,684,000

47

64 200,000

79 15,000 75,000 45,000 100,000

33, 000 398,900

45 50, 810 140,000

1,020

Total Asia

200,000

400,000 2,500,000 1,300,000

100 1,900,000 3,000, 300

200,000

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AFRICA. Algeria

French colony Algerian Sahara.

French possession. Angola

Portuguese possession. Ascension

British C.C.
Azores, and Madeira Islands Portuguese province
Basuto Land

British C. C...
Bechuanaland

British protectorate British East Africa

do. British Central Africa.

...do British South Africa(Rhodesia) Canary Islands ....

Spanish province... Cape Colony.

British R. G Cape Verde Islands

Portuguese province Ceuta...

Spanish province... Comoro Islands.

French protectorate. Congo Free State..

Belgian protectorate Dahomey

French possession. Egypt..

Turkish tributary Eritrea and Italian colonies. Italian possession Fernando l'o, etc

Spanish possession French Congo

French possession.. Gambir.

British C.C. German East Africa.

German protectorate. German Southwest Africa

do Gold Coast

British C.C.
Guinea-French.

French possession..
Portuguese.

Portuguese possession.. Ivory Coast..

French possession. Kamerun..

German protectorate Lagos.

British C. C... Madagascar

French possession. Mauritius and dependencies British C. C.... Mayotte

French possession.. Military Territories.

do Portuguese East Africa. Portuguese possession .. Natal and Zululand

British R. I Nigeria

British protectorate Nossi-Be

French possession. Orange River Colony.

British possession Princee and St. Thomas Islands Portuguese possession .. Reunion.....

184,000 123,500 484, 800

31 1,510 10,293 380, 200 1,000,000

42, 217 425,728

2, SOS 277, 151 1,480

13

620 900,000

60,000 400.000 42,000

850 491,000

69 384, 180 322, 450 40, 060 95,000

4,440 125), 000 191, 130

1,239 228,000

705

140 700,000 301, 000

31,019 400,000

130 48,326

360

4,394, 000

50,000 4,119,000

250 389, 634 250,000

100, 500 2,500,000

900,615 1,075,000

331,521 2,265, 500 114, 130

5,090

53,000 30,000,000 1,000,000 9,734, 405 329,516

30,000 15,000,000

15,000 8,000,000

200.000 1,473, 882 2, 200,000

821,000 2,500,000 3,500,000

85,607 2,500,000 379, 659

11. 610 4,000,000 3, 120,000

902, 365 25,000,000

9,500 207,500

24, 660 173, 200 106, 000

20,000 31, 106 212, 737

810 71, 170 7,435

150
6,449
50, 551
70,000

230
480

150
7, 700
90, 510
195, 653

Bismarck Archipelago..

German
Borneo-British North

British protectorate
Dutch...

Dutch possession
Caroline Islands and Palaos.. German possession
Celebes Islands.

Dutch possession Fiji and Rotuma islands

British C. C.... Guam

United States. Hawaii

United States territory.. Java and Madura.

Dutch possession Kaiser Wilhelm Land.

German protectorate Mariane Islands.

German possession Marquesas Islands.

French possession. Marshall Islands

German poseession. New Caledonia.

French possession.
New Guinea-British.

British C. C.....
Dutch (includ-Dutch possession

ing Malucca). New South Wales?.

British R. G
New Zealand
Philippine Islands

United States..
Queensland ?

British R. G
Samoan Islands (Savaii and German possession

U polu).
Samoan Islands (Tutuila, Ma- United States..

nua, etc.). Society and other Pacific French possession .....

islands. Solomon Islands.

German possession South Australia ?

British R. G Sumatra

Dutch possession Tasmania

British R. G Timor, etc.-Dutch.

Dutch possession., Portuguese. Portuguese possession.. Victoria

British R. G West Australia

do.

189,000

176), 000 1,180,578

42,000 1, 197, 560 1:22, 673

9,000 151,001 26, 125,050 110,000

2,000 4, 280 13,000 53,000 350,000

599, 208 1,356, 650

796, 359 8,000,000 .512, 601 19, 100 5, 800

do

310, 700 104, 471 119, 512 668, 197

1,000

79

1,040

24, 720

4,200 903, 690 161, 612 26, 215 44,374

7,462 87,891 975, 209

45.000 370, 700 3, 209, 037

182,508 978, 267

378,627 1, 163, 400

171,032

Total Oceania..

4,181, 459

47,539, 454

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French possession.. Rio de Oro and Adrar

Spanish possession

970 243, 027

1 Military occupation by Russia pending agreement.

RECAPITULATION.

GRAND DIVISION.

North America 1
South America
Europe
Asia
Africa
Oceania

208,410

105,057 5, 276, 534 10,697, 444 4, 181, 159

378,237 5, 470, 311 316, 124, 503 143, 189, 987 47,539, 454

57
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1 Includes Cuba, temporarily governed by the United States.

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15,000

32

EUROPE:

Sq. miles. Gibraltar

£

£ 13 19, 100

£

£ 19, 018

Milcs. 2,137 59,931

Milce. No.

59, 520 Malta 117

15,000 177, 157 181, 648 15, 669 351, 265 Cyprus

351, 351
3,581

79,108 297,830
209, 286
227, 900

6,668,961 919,202 5,419, 501

8 28,500 200.638 134, 682

457) 12,011 82, 411 317, 761 55,632 308, 219

237 Total for Europe. 3,714 405, 843 428, 596

46,306
614, 857 515, 556 91,168

380, 241 6,986,722 974,834 5,757, 700 8 ASTA:

691 12,011 Ceylon

25,365 3,007, 789 3,477, 091 Hongkong..

193, 463 1,727,543 1,663,497 3,662, 719 2, 103, 680 7, 466, 157 4,071, 743 6,771, 791 :
29
221, 441 218.710 11, 177

297

2, 256 752, 1131

1,651 Straits Settlements. 1,512

658, 915 341, 800 512, 312 601, 916 14,458 Malay States

505,558 492,053 24, 909 418, 527

2,857, 270 27, 605, 225 4,570, 917 23,211, 132 620,000 5,721 1, 470, 231

13, 2671

113 Labuan.

939, 425
30
5,853 5, 853

3,377, 480
12

5,186, 576 225 10, 891

1,115 North Borneo

11, 265 31, 106 200,000

233,789

156, 611 10
200,000
851

8 Sarawak..

53, 475 55,651 41,000 300,000 500,000

265, 316

317,351
500 83,370 82,506

321,321
437, 394

30 150 Total for Asia

123,981 4,665,952 5,656, 573 225, 321 4,603, 181 3,963, 372 4,001,519 4,960, 930 39, 269, 290 8,641, 660 36, 410, 158 AFRICA:

532 1 16,678. 2,521 Ascension

31 Cape, etc.

277, 151 1, 527, 221 2,265,500 Basutoland

143,095 6,188, 882 6,868,118 31, 409, 755 13, 147, 831 19, 207,519 22, 721, 366 23, C02, 538 10, 293 219,000 250,000

2, 391 7,360 Natal.

34,019 3811,189 8902, 365 Bechuanaland Pro

23, 705 2,081,319 1,914, 724 9,019, 143; 4,619,551 6,718, 463 778,676 1,185,580 5918 1,337 5,000 tectorate 386, 200

47, 511 Mauritius, etc

88, 148 705

586 379,659 Seychelles..

19,181

906, 6:31 810,723 1, 192, 184 79

740, 399 2,871, 375 174, 323 19,638

2,506, 131

135 2, 609

105 24,186 St. Helena.

2,517 17,927 20,000 21,560 65, 611 60. 176 4,270 793

123, 557 Sierra Leone and

11,593 11, 422
80, 232 91,699 3,819 4,592

68 49 Protectorate...

78, 835 7,789 Gambia.

168, 381 1-15, 088 69 14,266

544, 597 689, 806 135, 635 15,000

336,011 32 Gold Coast Colony

46, $10

30, 405 40,000 1,473, 882 1,473, 882

115, 306 240,907 26, 516 820

241, 936

100 322, 796 Lagos..

309, 655 1,239

976, 036 1,323,218 767,575 85,607

750

1,111, 738 85,607 Southern Nigeria.. 3, 929

1,719 192,792 223, 289 788, 580 966, 595 332, 336 915, 931

711 Northern Nigeria....

161, 108
310,000

176, 140
597, 998 725, 798
531, 088 888, 954

1,059 Niger and Niger Coast Protectorate.

500,000 Sphere of operations

169,568 146, 670

1583,067 4732, 640 4500, 368 4774,648 of British South Africa Company and British Cen

tral Africa.. 5500,000 688,019 Somali Protectorate,

688,019
6 24,538 665,715

6159,433

679, 349 Socotra, Zanzibar, Pemba, East Africa Protectorate, and Uganda.. 6 750,000

7 146, 143 71,596, 606 7116, 961 71,513, 407 Total for Africa 3,724, 896 4,819, 217 5,562, 805 201,921 10, 319, 175 10, 838, 327 41, 611, 082 22,391, 290 33,989, 735 26, 149, 202 34,044, 775 AMERICA:

3, 708; 9,6824 11, 245 Bermuda

19 15, 103 16, 423 Canada..

1,328 39, 956 37, 443 41, 800 3, 653, 916 4,833, 289 5, 312,500 1,085, 329 9,661, 923 8,667, 865 70, 923, 473 7,615, 091 33, 414,721 20,361, 310 32, 650, 049 17, 358 33,074 37, 636

104, 408 391,606 2,063 125, 817

36 778 Newfoundland and Labrador

160, 200 202, 040 202, 040 British Guiana.

35, 073

360, 357 367, 772 3,407, 558 109,000 278, 328

397, 60S 1,296,831 287, 288

296, 562 1,325, 270 638 1, 314 22, 815 British Honduras.

538, 839 625,513 928, 775 7,562 31, 471

747, 189 1,318, 701 964, 390 1,927, 960
35, 226

94
3,517
51, 535

1,656 1,170

53,991 Falkland Islands.

37, 736 6,500

66,562 212, 237 1, 790

177,033
1,759

263,090
356 18, 219 13, 478
66, 733 73, 978 136, 315 139, 203

96
Total for America. 3,937, 227 5,361, 971 5,855, 236 1,148, 47810,670, 829 9, 666, 095 75, 312, 312 8,997,591 36, 741,074 21, 937, 733 36,531, 389 18,090 36, 080 39, 680
WEST INDIES:
Bahamas

4, 466

47,565 Barbados

47,565

83, 055 69, 251 112,826 166

64,955 182, 306

329, 197 19, 310 169, 148

9 192, 000 25, 334 Jamaica

176, 0:22 207,881 414,000 4, 200

429, 148 639, 491

998, 007 50, 630 845, 590 24 639 745, 101 Turks Island

98, 538 773, 610 719,959 2,149, 412 169

816, 750 1,881, 332

185
4,744

357, 705 1,868, 080
4, 744
718

683 8,033 Trinidad and Tobago

1,614 7,641 1, 868

2, 685 218, 381

25, 708

31, 910 Windward Isles260,577 30,513 651, 135 650, 760 923, 413 049, 685 2,535, 965 839, 665 2,572, 891 81: 594

1,245 Grenada..

133 53, 209 61,098 9, 240 St. Lucia.

63, 757 59, 359 127,670 101, 921 42, 220

226, 829 220, 479 48, 650

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267, 738 5, 735 St. Vincent 71, 479 63, 821 187, 180 149, 374 282, 943 20, 424 170, 669

120 41,054 Leeward Islands

6,026 32, 210 48,119

15, 710
29, 241 103, 627

19,333
33,575

130 Antigua

170
36,699 38, 253

5,988 Dominica,

42, 822 51,959 137, 271 291

49, 162 26, 811 30,371

115,918 10, 341 128. 095 4,092

95 26, 156 Montserrat

25, 083 70, 900 32 11,762

30, 221 11,762 3, 555

70, 229

39, 477 65,766

6,790 St. Kitts and Nevis

16, 608 115

11,500 8,885 43,963 51,877

6,785 9,951

42, 809 Virgin Islands.

47, 415 57

74,450 4,639

148, 384
4, 400

3, 605
159, 851

120 037 2,981 2, 220 Total for West In

3,612

3,867 dies......

12, 032 1,352, 874 1,514, 037 200,387 1,985, 862 1,970, 082 4, 224, 332 2,662, 027 6,681,801 1,637, 831 6,316, 183 AUSTRALASIA:

290
2, 246

3, 169 New South Wales 310,700 1, 137, 281 1,356, 650 Victoria

295, 596 9,753, 755 9,584, 100 61,580,482 8,211, 351 25, 591, 315 8,992, 480 28, 445, 466 87, 884 1,140,405 1,163, 400

2,896 13, 663 239, 7:32 7,369, 251 6,956, 953 48, 351,277 5,990,027 17,952, 891 5,648, 150 18,567, 780

8,012 Queensland

668, 497
393, 178 512, 601

3, 143 7,610 6,387 117,710 4,174,083 4,024, 170 35, 226,661 2,905, 437 West Australia 975,209 49, 782

6,764, 097 4,272,952 11,942, 858 171, 032

2, 800 10,202 2,633, 080 2,396, 448 South Australia

4,858 8,939, 363 1,550, 029 4,473, 532 3,774, 2017 903, 690 320, 723

6,985, 642 370, 700

1,850 5, 911 Tasmania

62, 316 1,721,050 2,690,901 24,672, 810 2,010, 430 6,881, 358 2,805,787 26, 215 146, 667

8,388, 396 182, 508

1,882 23, 272

5,738 1,391 943, 970 New Zealand. 101, 471

871, 451 8,253,912 501, 120 1,769, 324 1,039, 610 2,577, 475 668, 651 796, 359

519, 3,170 131, 315 5,699, 618 5,140,127 47,874, 452 5,526,615 8,739, 623 9, 427,515 11,938, 335 Fiji.

1,854 7, 435 121, 180 122,673 162

2, 27126, 138 98,621 New Guinea.

7,917 95, 568 90,510 350,000

205,070 350,000

278,035

1,591
481,936

100 11,683 15,583 Total for Austral.

52,170 3, 174, 641 3,973, 682 5, 025, 926 870, 103 33, 398, 112 31, 775, 301 235, 106, 036 26, 725, 039 72,508, 358 35, 962, 362 89, 327,888 15,391: 72, 562 30, 449 Total for colonies . 10,976, 491 20,579,539 24,073,173 2,692, 516 61, 622,016 58, 758, 736 360, 412, 479 66, 117, 141 196, 179, 980 95, 303, 625 208, 418, 143 38,020; 137, 9133 99,078

Including all militia, volunteers, and other permanently enrolled local defensive forces.

2 lin ports and exports not given in the case of Gibraltar and Hongkong, as there are no returns distinguishing the local from the entrepot trade. The figures for Malta include the latter trade. 3 Including Zululand. * Niger Coast Protectorate only. 6 Estimate. 6 British Central Africa only. ? Zanzibar only.

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132

41,633

51

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