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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 2

Statistics

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Statistics.

Area of New Zealand.
Sq. Miles. Acres.
North Island 44.000 28,000,000
South Island 55,000 36,000,000
Stewart Island 1,000 640,000
64,640,000
Population.
Population of New Zealand 1871
256,393
1881
489,500
Increase.
233,107
Population of Dunedin 1871
14,857
1881
24,377
Increase.
9,520
Population of Dunedin Suburbs 18,425
Valuation of Property in Dunedin 1870
£127,973
1880
£278,419
Increase.
£150,446
Rates levied (1/6 in 1871, 1/3 in 1881) £9,598 £17,401 £7,803
Miles of Pavements Nil 34 miles
Education.
Attendance at Public hool— 1870 1880 Increase.
Otago and Southland 6,919 31,107 350 p./c.
Dunedin and Suburbs 2,375 10,....21 343 p./c.

Attendance on Classes of the University of Otago.

1872.
Latin 33
Greek 9
English Literature 7
Mathematics 30
Mental Science 9
Natural Science 33
Total No. of Attendances 111
No. of Classes 5
1881.
Latin 23
Greek 1
English Literature, &c. 33
Constitutional History 2
Political Economy 11
Mathematics 51
Mental Science 15
Chemistry 48
Chemistry Laboratory 48
Physics 4
Metallurgy 5
Mining 6
Anatomy 4
Physiology 13
Surgery 1
Biology 3
Botany 13
French 4
German 1
Law 7
Total No. of Attendances 245
No. of Classes 20
Extra: Saturday Chemical Lectures for Teachers, attended by 70
Shipping Entered Inwards At Port Of Otago.
1870. 1860. Increase.
No. Tons. No. Tons. No. Tons.
Vessels from Foreign Ports 41 27,483 56 44,126 15 16,643
Vessels from Inter-Col. Ports 136 55,591 183 107,292 47 51,701
Vessels from Coast Ports 308 35,969 776 90,577 468 54,608
Total 485 119,043 1,015 241,995 530 122,952
Railways.
1870. 1880. Receipts per mile.
Receipts,
Miles open North Island Nil. Nil. 369 Miles £165,967 £450
Miles open South Island Nil. Nil. 812 Miles £631,462 £777
Telegraphs.
1870. 1880. Increase.
Miles of Lines 1,661 3,638 1,977
Miles of Wires 2,897 9,333 6,436
Private Messages 185,423 824,734 639,311
Revenue from Press and Public £17,217 £58,120 £40,903
Imports and Exports.
1870. 1880. Increase.
Imports £4,639,015 £6,162,011 £1,522,996
Exports £4,822,756 £6,352,467 £1,529,711
1870. 1879. Increase.
Exports― Wool 37,039,763 lbs. 62,222,810 lbs 25,183,047 lbs.
Gold 544,857 ozs. 284,100 ozs.
Wheat 387,185 bushels 2,518,457 bushels 2,131,272 bushels
Oats 340,205 bushels 842,649 bushels 502,444 bushels
Rabbit Skins 5,384,506
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Shacklock, H. E. 28
Shag Point Coal Co. 54
Sheedy, E. 43
Simon, Madame 20
Sinclair, Geo. 21
Sinclair, Mark 50
Skinner, Samuel 35
Smith, Man jane 28
Smith, E. N. k Co. 37
Smith, James 43
Smith, W. H. 21
Smyth, Wm. 21
Snowden, F. 28
South, A. 21
Sparrow R. S. 51
Sparrow & Wilkinson 28
Speight & Co. 45
Stannard, A. 28
Stannard k Grigg 51
Stansell, J. B. 27,55
Steadman, Mrs. 35
Stebbing, G. 28
Stewart, J. & W 51
Stodart, Francis 37
Strachan, W. 45
Strang, David 45
Strang, J. 45
Stuck, J. R. 45
Sullivan, M. 28
Taylor, John 28
Theyers & Beck 45
Thomas, Miss 21
Thompson, J. T., C. E 21
Thompson, Win. 21
Thomson & Co. 45
Thomson, Thos. 51
Timaru Herald 21
Toomer Bros. 35
Treacy, T. J. 28
Trevithick, F. R. 21
Tunnicliffe, Miss 35
Tyer, Alfred 37
Union Steam Ship Co., Limited 51
Veaux. A. F. De 21
Vile, Job . 45
Wales, N. Y. A. 21
Walker. John 21,45
Wand, Mrs 35
Ward & Co. 45
Ward, Judge 45
Waters, T. j. 29
Watkins, C. E. 47
Watson & Buchan 55
Watson, Wm. 46
Watt & Co. 51
Watt, John 47
Watts, Henry. 28, 16
Watts, Mrs. 21
Waymouth, John 52
Welcome Quartz Mining Co. 55
Wellington Corporation 21, 55
White, A.J. 28, 29
White, W. M. 55
Whitson. R. & Son 46
Whittingham, R. 52
White & Tinnock 46
Williams, Hanwell 22
Williams, Wm. 55
Wilson, H. C. 22
Wilson, J. & Co. 16
Wilson, Wm. 29
Wood, Mrs. E. T. 29,35
Wood, W. H. .. 47
Wootton, Chas. 52
Wright, Vincent 29
Wright, Wm. 46
Young, Miss A. M. 85
Zander, Henry 22,52