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Ak£A AND POt>ULATION

3?i

Area and Population. I. Progress and Present Condition.

Austria — exclusive of the Tiu-kish provinces of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which have been under the administration of Austria-Hungary since 1878, but have not as yet been formally incorporated with it — has an area of 115,903 English square miles, with a population at the census of December 31, 1890, of 23,895,413 or 206 per square mile. The following is the civil population of Austria at the three last cens^sus -.^^

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Population Absolute increase

Yearly increase per cent.

\ 1869

' 1880 1890

20,217,531 21,981,821 23,707,906

1,993,031 1,764,290 1,726,085

0-87 0-76 0-76

The following table gives the area, and total number of inhabitants (civil and military), of the various provinces of Austi'ia, after the returns of the censuses of December 31, 1880 and 1890 : —

Area :

Population, t)ec. 31, 1890

Popula-

Provinces

English square

Dec. 31,

1880

tion per sq. uiile,

miles

Male

Female

Total

1890

1 Lower Austl-i:t .

7,654

2,3;i0.621

1,307,913

1,353,886

2,661,799

347

Upper Austria .

4,631

7;VJ,620

388,762

397,069

785,831

169

1 Salzburg ,

2,767

163,570

85,948

87,562

173,510

02 •

1 Styria.

8,670

l,213,.^.y7

635,967

646,741

1,282,708

148

Carintliia .

4,005

348.730

176,473

184,535

361,008

91

Carnlola

3,856

481, 1M3

238,011

260,947

498,958

129

Coast land .

3,084

647,934

351,844

343,540

695,384

228

Tvrol and Vorarlberg

11,324

912,549

454,769

474,000

928,769

82

Bohemia

20,060

5,560,819

2,821,989

3,021,105

5,843,094

291

Moravia

8,583

2,153,407

1,087,340

1,189,530

2,276,870

264

Silesia

1,987

565,475

288,908

316,741

605,649

306

Galicia

30,307

5,958,907

3,260,433

3,347,383

6,607,816

218

Bukowina .

4,035

571,671

324,469

322,122

646,591

160

Dalmatia .

Total

1

4,940

476,101 22,144,244

266,303

261,123

527,426

100

115,903

11,689,129

12,206,284

23,895,413

206

The ethnical elements of the population on the basis of language were as follows in 1890 :—

B B 2