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THE BRITISH EMPIRE: — UNITED KINGDOM

The following table shows the area and the population of the 64 county boroughs of England and Wales in 1891, together with the Registrar-General's estimate of the population of 32 large towns in the middle of 1898 : —

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Ai-ea sq. miles Estimated pop. of Population, 1^91 County Boroughs municipal boroughs, 1898 Males Females Total Per sq. mile Barrow-in-Furness . 17-2

27,273 24,439 51,712 3,006-5 Bath. 5-3 — 21,125 30,719 51,844 9,781-9 Birkenhead 60 113,189 48,354 51,503 99,857 16,642-8 Birmingham 19-8 510,343 231,361 246,752 478,113 24,1471 Blackburn 10-9 133,228 56,114 63,950 120,064 11,0150 Bolton 3-7 122,495 54,401 60,601 115,002 31.081-6 Bootle 2-5 — 24,750 24,467 49,217 19,686-8 Bradford . 16-9 233,737 100,445 115,916 216,361 12,802-4 Brighton . 4-0 122,310 50,726 65,147 115,873 28,968-2 Bristol 7-0 316,900 101,288 120,290 221,578 31,654-0 Burnley . 6-1 109,546 41,307 45,709 87,016 14,265-0 Bury. 9-4 — 26,851 30,361 57,212 6,086-4 Canterbury 6-2 — 11,439 11,623 23,062 3,719-7 Cardiff . 9-5 177,770 65,745 63,170 128,915 13,570-0 Chester 4-6 — 17,570 19,535 37,105 8,066-3 Coventry . 4-8 — 25,629 27,095 52,724 10,984-2 Croydon . 14-1 124,421 45,453 57,242 102,695 7.283-3 Derby 5-4 104,834 46,260 47,886 94,146 17,434-4 Devonport 2-S — 28,595 26,208 54,803 19,572-5 Dudley 5-6 — 22,432 23,308 45,740 8,167-9 Exeter 2-9 — 16,563 20,841 37,404 12,897-9 Gateshead 4-9 103,775 43,239 42,453 85,692 17,488-2 Gloucester 2-2 — 18,998 20,446 39,444 17,929-1 Grimsby . 4-4 — 25,839 26,095 51,934 11,803-2 Halifax . 13-3 96,729 41,921 47,911 89,832 6,754-3 Hanley 2-8 — 27,337 27,609 54,946 19,623-6 Hastings . 2-S — 20,945 31,278 52,223 18,651-1 Huddersfield . 18-5 102,454 44,558 50,862 95,420 5,157-8 Ipswich . 12-7 — 26,658 30,702 57,360 4,516-5 Kingston-upon-Hull. 12-9 229,887 97,884 102,160 200,044 15,507-3 Leeds 38-7 416,618 117,027 190,478 367,505 10,905-2 Leicester . 13-4 208,662 82,441 92,183 174,624 13,031-6 Lincoln . 5-9 — 20,247 21,244 41,491 7,032-4 Liverpool 10-2 633,645 252,436 265,544 517,980 50,782-3 Manchester 20-2 539,079 243,879 261,489 505,368 25,018-2 Middlesbrough 4-4 — 39,385 36,147 75,532 17,166-4 Newcastle-on-Tyne . 8-4 223,021 91,848 94,452 186,300 22,178-6 Newport (Mon.) 7-0 — 27,615 27,092 54,707 7,815-3 Northampton . 2-0 — 29,620 31,392 61,012 30,506-0 Norwich . 11-8 111,699 46,623 54,347 100,970 8,556-8 Nottingham 17-1 236,137 98,730 115,147 213,877 12,507-4 Oldham . 7-4 148,288 62,862 68,601 131,463 17,765-3 Oxford 7 4 — 20,501 25,241 45,742 6,181-4 riyniouth . 2-4 99,136 39,350 44,898 84,248 35,103-3 rortsraouth 6-8 186,618 76,537 82,714 159,251 23,419-3 Breston . G-4 116,356 49,305 58,268 107,573 16,808-3 Reading . 9-2 — 29,315 30,739 60,054 6,527-6 Rochdale . 6-5 — 33,193 38,208 71,401 10,984-8 St. Helens 10-3 — 37,203 34,085 71,288 6,921-2 Salford . 8-1 215,702 95,597 102,542 198,139 24,461-6 Sheffield . 30-7 856,478 160,304 163,939 324,243 10,561-7 Southampton . 3-1 — 30,926 34,399 65,325 21,072-6 South Shields . 2-9 — 39,381 39,010 78, .391 27,031-4 Stockport . 3-4 — 32,789 37,474 70,263 20,665-6 Sunderland 4-5 143,849 64,185 66,830 131,015 29,114-4 Swansea 8-0 102,001 44,938 45,411 90,349 11,293-6