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UNITED STATES

IMMIGRANTS IN INDUSTRIES

The following table shows the total number of persons and the per cent of foreign-born persons engaged in different occupations : ^

Classes of Occupations 1870 Persons Engaged in Gainful Occupations PERSONS ENGAGED PERCENTAGES Total Persons Foreigners Foreigners of Total Foreigners Engaged of All Foreigners Agriculture Manufactures Mining Domestic and Personal . Trade and Transportation other Occupations .... All Occupations 5,922,471 2,452,243 165,696 2,311,820 1,229,399 424,294 619,108 804,919 102,288 788,716 327,034 61,824 10.45 32.82 61.73 34.11 26.60 14.57 11.12 14.45 1.84 14.17 5.87 1.11 12,505,923 2,703,889 21.62 48.57 Classes of Occupations 1890 Persons Engaged in Gainful Occupations PERSONS engaged PERCENTAGES Total Persons Foreigners Foreigners of Total Foreigners Engaged of All Foreigners Agriculture Manufactures Mining Domestic and Personal . Trade and Transportation Other Occupations .... All Occupations 8,466,363 5,091,293 387,248 4,360,577 3,326,122 1,104,058 1,089,944 1,610,730 195,594 1,438,386 724,316 158,898 12.87 81.64 50.51 82.99 21.78 14.39 11.78 17.41 2.11 15.55 7.83 1.72 22,735,661 5,217,868 22.95 56.41

1 From " Outhne of Practical Sociology," by the editor.

DIVORCE

There are no general statistics of divorce from year to year. A few of the States report them annually. The only report comprehending the whole country is for the twenty years from 1867 to 1886, inclusive, the results of an investigation by the United States Department of Labor. From this report the movement of divorces for that period is taken and shown in the following table :