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The Census


The returns of the census, though incomplete, are so far public as to be available for some statistical purposes. They are of some use as showing the rates of lunacy to the population, and may help to explain the apparently great increase. The greatest increase in population has been in the Northern Division, where the addition has been at the rate of 22.82 per cent.; while the lowest in the list is the South-Western, where the per centage is but 2.40. The decennial increase per cent. in the eleven Registration Divisions is given as follows:—

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