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378

AUSTRIA

stitute) in Austria during five years, the number of persons relieved by them, and the amount distributed : —

Year

Institutes

Persons relieved

Distributed

Florijis

1891

11,35

810,645

4,984,938

1892

11,878

321,594

5,062,415

1 1893

11,949

251,145

5,550,560

1894

12,962

259,929

5,312,151

1895

11,235

316,392

6,694,970

Besides these there were, in 1895, 1,155 creches, Kindergartens, &c. , with 125,877 children, 202 orphanages, &c., with 14,153 children, and 1,486 poor- houses ( Versorgungs-Anstalten), with 43,055 inmates. The expenditure for the poor-houses alone was 3,320,511 florins, or 0'40 florin per head, per day.

Finance,

The following table shows the expenditure and revenue of Austria in thousands of florins ; —

1880

1890

1893

1894

1895

1896

Expenditure : —

Total in cash ,

,, in bills ,

Total .

Jtevenue : — Total in cash . ,, in bills .

Total

432,075 41,303

473,378

445,935 37,428

559,598 88,457

629,813 420,210

691,932 27,651

743,670 65,715

809,385

728,506 8,881

648,055

1,050,023

659,163 399,181

719,583

737,387

582,163

88,457

688,050 24,684

759,544 67,850

1 731,283 10,159

483,363

670,620

1,058,344

712,734

827,394

741,442

The revenue and expenditure were given as follows in the sanctioned estimates for the year 1899 as compared with those for 1898 :—