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AREA, POPULATION, FISCAL AFFAIRS, AGRICULTURE, INDUSTRIES, COMMERCE, SHIP-
The area and the distribution of population of the United Kingdom were as follows at the
England, 50,867 square miles; Wales, 7,442 square miles; Scotland, 29,785 square miles; Ireland,
32,583 square miles; Isle of Man, 227 square miles; Channel Islands, 75 square miles. Total, 120,979
Population: England, 27,483,490; Wales, 1,519,035; Scotland, 4,025,647; Ireland, 4,704,750; Isle of
Man, 55,608; 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-
The population per square mile in 1891 was 498; in 1881 was 446: in 1871 was 390; in 1861 was 345;
EMPLOYMENTS OF POPULATION IN ENGLAND AND WALES IN 1891.
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, 7.6 and 9.9; professions, 2.5 and 7.4; domestics, 17.3 and 13.9.
Revenue and Expenditure.
The following 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