Statesman's Year-Book 1921

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The Statesman's Year-Book
Statistical and Historical Annual of the States of the World for the Year 1921
 (1921) 
The Statesman's Year-Book
Statistical and Historical Annual of the States of the World for the Year 1921
London: The Macmillan Company pages title-iv

THE
STATESMAN'S YEAR-BOOK

STATISTICAL AND HISTORICAL ANNUAL OF
THE STATES OF THE WORLD
FOR THE YEAR

1921

EDITED BY
Sir J. SCOTT KELTIE, LL.D.
FORMERLY SECRETARY TO THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY,
HONORARY CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETIES OF SCOTLAND, PARIS,
MARSEILLES, PETROGRAD, ROME, LISBON, AMSTERDAM, BRUSSELS, GENEVA, NEUCHATEL,
PHILADELPHIA, AND OF THE COMMERCIAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF PARIS.

AND
M. EPSTIEN, M.A., Ph.D.
FELLOW OF THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL, OF THE ROYAL STATISTICAL, AND OF THE ROYAL
ECONOMIC SOCIETIES

FIFTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL PUBLICATION. REVISED AFTER
OFFICIAL RETURNS

MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED,
ST. MARTIN'S STREET, LONDON.
1921

Man sagt oft: Zahlen regieren die Welt.
Das aber ist gewiss, Zahlen zeigen wie sie regiert wird.

Goethe.

CONTENTS

Preface v
Metric Weights and Measures vi
Index to Introductory Tables and Addition and Corrections xiii
INTRODUCTORY TABLES.
I.—THE BRITISH EMPIRE, 1919-1920. xvi
II.—WORLD'S PRODUCTION OF GOLD. xx
III.—WORLD'S PRODUCTION OF SILVER. xx
IV.—WORLD'S SUPPLY OF RAW SILK. xxi
V.—WORLD'S SUGAR STATISTICS. xxi
VI.—BRITISH GRANTS FOR WORLD RELIEF. xxiii
VII.—COMPARATIVE TAXATION PER HEAD OF POPULATION. xxiii
VIII.—WORLD'S COTTON SPINDLES. xxiv
IX.—FINANCE AND COMMERCE OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES. xxiv
X.—WORLD'S SHIPBUILDING. xxv
XI.—PRINCIPAL NAVIES OF THE WORLD. COMPARATIVE STRENGTHS. xxvi
XII.—THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS. xxviii
(1) The Covenant. xxviii
(2) Members of the League. xxxiii
(3) Budgets of the League. xxxiii
(4) Books of Reference on the League of Nations. xxxiv
(5) Books of Reference on Results of the War. xxxv
XIII.—TREATIES. xxxvi
I.—List of Treaties ok Peace, 1919 and 1920. xxxvi
II.—Protection of Minorities. xxxviii
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS.
United Kingdom—Mileage of Principal Railway Lines. xxxix
India—Presidents of Legislatures; Provincial Governments; Population; Finance, 1921-22; Crop Estimates, 1920-21; Foreign Trade, 1920; Legislature for Burma.
Straits Settlements—Population, 1920; Finance, 1920.
Federated Malay States—Trade, 1920.
Southern Rhodesia—Mineral Production, 1920; Trade, 1920.
Northern Rhodesia—Trade, 1920.
Union of South Africa—Mineral Production, 1920; Trade, 1920; Shipping, 1920.
South-West Africa — Report of

Mandate Commission.

Nigeria—New Lieut.-Governor.
Gold Coast— Mineral Production, 1919. xli
Egypt—Finance, 1921-22; Shipping, 1920.
Canada—Immigration, 1920; Mineral Production, 1920; Trade, 1920.
British Columbia—New President

of Council; Forest Products.

Ontario—Expenditure, 1920.
Quebec—Dairy Products, 1920.
Bahamas—Trade, 1920.
Australia—Mineral Production and Exports, 1920.
Victoria—Trade, 1920.
Austria—New Ministers; Trade, 1919-20. xliii
Finland—New British Minister.
France—Debt on March 1, 1921.
Georgia— Soviet Rule.
Germany—New Cabinet; Foreign

Trade, 1920.

Portugal—New Ministry.
Federation of Central America—Ratification of Treaty.
Errata.
MAPS.
1. Baltic and Adjacent States. map
2. Slesvig Boundary Adjustment. map
Part the First.
THE BRITISH EMPIRE.
Reigning King and Emperor 3
I. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland 5
II. India, the Dominions, Colonies, Protectorates, and Dependencies 91
Europe
Isle of Man 84
Channel Islands 85
Gibraltar 92
Malta 93
Asia
Aden, Perim, Sokotra, &c 95
Bahrein Islands 96
Borneo (British) 98
British North Borneo 98
Brunei 99
Sarawak 99
Ceylon 101
Maldive Islands 106
Cyprus 107
Hong Kong 110
India and Dependencies 115
Baluchistan 158
Sikkim 162
Andaman Islands 163
Nicobar Islands 163
Laccadive Islands 164
Keeling Islands 164
Kuria Muria Islands 164
The Straits Settlements 164
Cocos or Keeling Islands 169
Christmas Island 170
Labuan 170
Federated Malay States 170
The Malay States not included in the Federation 174
Weihaiwei 177
Africa
Ascension Island 178
British East Africa 179
Kenya Colony and Protectorate 179
Tanganyika Territory 182
Uganda Protectorate 184
Zanzibar 186
Mauritius 192
Nyasaland Protectorate 195
St. Helena 197
Tristan da Cunha 198
Seychelles 198
Somaliland Protectorate 200
South Africa
Basutoland 201
Bechuanaland Protectorate 202
Rhodesia 204
Swaziland 204
Union of South Africa 210
Cape of Good Hope 225
Natal 230
The Transvaal 232
Orange Free State 236
South-West Africa 239
West Africa
Nigeria 242
Gambia 247
Gold Coast 248
Ashanti 249
Northern Territories 250
Sierra Leone 250
The Protectorate 252
Togo 253
Cameroon 255
Egypt 256
Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 273
America
Bermudas 280
Canada 282
Canadian Provinces
Alberta 305
British Columbia 308
Manitoba 312
New Brunswick 313
Nova Scotia 315
Ontario 319
Prince Edward Island 321
Quebec 323
Saskatchewan 325
Yukon 327
North-West Territories 328
Falkland Islands 328
Guiana, British 330
Honduras, British 332
Newfoundland and Labrador 334
West Indies 338
Bahamas 338
Barbados 339
Jamaica 341
Cayman Islands 342
Turks & Caicos Islands 343
Leeward Islands 343
Trinidad 346
Windward Islands 347
Australasia and Oceania
Commonwealth of Australia 350
New South Wales 366
Victoria 379
Queensland 388
South Australia 395
Western Australia 401
Tasmania 409
Northern Territory 414
Papua 417
New Guinea 419
New Zealand 423
Western Samoa 438
Nauru 438
Fiji 440
Pacific Islands
Tonga 443
Other Islands 444
Part the Second.
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
UNITED STATES 449
STATES AND TERRITORIES—
Alabama 503
Arizona 505
Arkansas 508
California 510
Colorado 514
Connecticut 516
Delaware 519
District of Columbia 521
Florida 523
Georgia 526
Idaho 529
Illinois 531
Indiana 534
Iowa 537
Kansas 539
Kentucky 541
Louisiana 544
Maine 547
Maryland 549
Massachusetts 552
Michigan 558
Minnesota 561
Mississippi 563
Missouri 565
Montana 568
Nebraska 570
Nevada 573
New Hampshire 575
New Jersey 578
New Mexico 580
New York State 583
North Carolina 588
North Dakota 591
Ohio 593
Oklahoma 596
Oregon 598
Pennsylvania 601
Rhode Island 605
South Carolina 608
South Dakota 610
Tennessee 613
Texas 615
Utah 618
Vermont 621
Virginia 628
Washington 626
West Virginia 629
Wisconsin 632
Wyoming 635
OUTLYING TERRITORIES—
Alaska Territory 637
Hawaii 640
Porto Rico 642
American Virgin Island 645
Philippine Islands 646
Guam 661
Samoan Islands 652
Part the Third.
OTHER COUNTRIES.
ABYSSINIA 657
AFGHÁNISTÁN 662
ALBANIA 666
Arabia 1347
ARGENTINE REPUBLIC 668
Armenia 1244
AUSTRIA 681
Azerbaijan 1246
BELGIUM 688
Belgian Congo 699
BHUTÁN 705
BOLIVIA 706
BRAZIL 713
BULGARIA 726
CHILE 734
CHINA 744
Manchuria 761
Tibet 762
Sin-Kiang 764
Mongolia 770
COLOMBIA 770
COSTA RICA 778
CUBA 784
CZECHO-SLOVAKIA 789
DANZIG 797
DENMARK 800
ICELAND 812
ECUADOR 820
ESTHONIA 826
FINLAND 830
FIUME 836
FRANCE 837
Andorra 870
Colonies and Dependences 871
Asia
French India 873
French Indo-China 874
Cochin-China 875
Annam 876
Cambodia 877
Tonking 878
Laos 878
Kwang Chau Wan 878
Africa
Algeria 880
French Congo 886
Cameroon 838
Madagascar 888
Mayotte and the Comoro Islands 892
Reunion 894
Somali Coast 894
West Africa and the Sahara 895
Senegal 897
Guinea 898
Ivory Coast 898
Dahomey 899
French Sudan 900
Upper Volta 901
Mauritania 901
Togoland 901
Tunis 903
America
Guadeloupe and Dependencies 908
Guiana 908
Martinique 909
St. Pierre and Miquelon 909
Australasia and Oceania
New Caledonia and Dependencies 910
New Hebrides 912
French Establishments in Oceania 912
GEORGIA 914
GERMANY 917
States of Germany
Anhalt 939
Baden 939
Bavaria 941
Bremen 945
Brunswick 946
Hamburg 946
Hesse 947
Lippe 949
Lübeck 949
Mecklenburg-Schwerin 950
Mecklenburg-Strelitz 951
Oldenburg 951
Prussia 952
Saxony 958
Schaumburg-Lippe 961
Thuringia 961
Waldeck 962
Württemberg 962
GREECE 965
GUATEMALA 979
HAITI 984
HONDURAS 988
HUNGARY 993
ITALY 1001
San Marino 1027
Foreign Dependencies
Eritrea 1027
Somaliland 1029
Tripoli and Cyrenaica 1030
Tientsin (Concession of) 1032
JAPAN 1036
Korea 1054
Formosa (Taiwan) 1056
Pescadores 1058
Sakhalin 1058
Kwantung 1058
Kiau-Chau 1058
Pacific Islands 1059
LATVIA 1063
LIBERIA 1056
LIECHTENSTEIN 1070
Lithuania 1246
LUXEMBURG 1071
Mesopotamia 1350
MEXICO 1074
MONACO 1082
MOROCCO 1083
NEPAL 1092
NETHERLANDS (THE)
Colonies 1112
Dutch East Indies 1112
Dutch West Indies
Surinam or Dutch Guiana 1119
Curaçao 1121
NICARAGUA 1125
NORWAY 1130
Spitsbergen 1144
OMAN 1147
Palestine 1352
PANAMA 1149
PARAGUAY 1157
PERSIA 1163
PERU 1174
POLAND 1184
PORTUGAL 1194
Dependencies 1201
ROME, SEE AND CHURCH OF 1208
RUMANIA 1213
RUSSIA 1223
Dependencies in Asia
Bokhara 1242
Khiva 1243
SALVADOR 1254
SANTO DOMINGO 1258
SERB, CROAT and SLOVENE STATE 1264
SIAM 1272
SPAIN 1280
SWEDEN 1299
SWITZERLAND 1317
Syria 1358
TURKEY 1331
URUGUAY 1361
Ukraine 1252
VENEZUELA 1368
INDEX 1377