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The early censuses were extremely unreliable.
By this means the attention of the office could be concentrated on a small number of subjects rather than distributed over the long list treated in the volumes of the tenth and eleventh censuses.
Walker, superintendent of the censuses of 1870 and 1880, the remarkable fact that such reduction coincided with a cause that was regarded as certain to quicken the increase of population, viz, the introduction of a vast body of fresh peasant blood from Europe, afforded proof that in this matter of population morals are far more potent than physical causes.
Since 1850, however, provision has been made on an ample scale for their collection, although the constant modifications of the schedules under which the statistics were arranged makes very difficult comparisons of the latest with the earlier censuses.
In 1905 was taken the first of a new series of special decennial censuses of manufactures, in which only true factoriesthat is, establishments producing standardized products intended for the general marketwere included, and mere neighborhood (local) establishments of the hand trades were excluded.Advertisement
Without corrections, therefore, the figures of earlier censuses are not comparable with those of the census of 1905.
The average percentage of metallic recovery from lead ores was about 68%, in 1880, and again in 1902, according to the national censuses of these years.
Though the number does not seem relatively high, it is significant when compared with that of former censuses - in 1872, 1,517,997; in 1881, 1,862,525 (increase 22.7%); in 1891, 2,284,380 (increase 22.6%); in 1901, 2,923,241 (increase of 28%).
The first of the United States decennial censuses to show a decrease in the production of wrought iron was that in 1890, 35 years after the invention of the Bessemer process.
Considerable progress in the education of the people is made visible by a comparison of the figures of three decennial censuses.Advertisement
For statistical information consult the reports on the censuses of 1897 and 1907, published by the Ministry of the Interior, Cairo, in 1898 and 1909.
When New Zealand was occupied (1840) the Maori were said to number 120,000, and were doubtfully stated to be still 56,000 in 1857; since then the returns of the 1881 and 1891 censuses gave 44,000 and 40,000 respectively.
In 1905 the iron and steel product had increased in value since 1900 44.9%, to $ 8 7,35 2, 7 61; the foundry and machine shop products 25.2%, to $79,9 61, 4 82; and the wire product showed even greater increase, largely because of a difference of classification in the two censuses, the value in 1905 being $14,099,566, as against $2,879,188 in 1900, showing an increase of nearly 390%.
The national censuses of 1880 and 1890 (no estimate being made in 1900) put the total value of all property at $1,562,000,000 and $2,397,902,945 respectively.
Since 1865 censuses have been taken - in 1875, 1891 and 1904.Advertisement
The city ranked eighth among the manufacturing centres of the United States, as regards the value of products, in the three successive censuses of 1880, 1890 and 1900.
Since 1855 a state census has been taken every ten years, and on the basis of these censuses the legislature re-apportions the Senate and Assembly districts.
The increase between the preceding census returns of 1880 and 1890 1 The census returns of 1857, and of 1869, which were the first systematic censuses taken, gave the population of Austria as 18,224,500 and 20, 394,9 80 respectively.
Is it the government, which conducts the censuses that give us the figures for the proportion of Indians?
This can become inaccurate in the earlier censuses due to illiteracy.Advertisement
Casweb provides a user-friendly web interface to the aggregate statistics of UK censuses.
Visual censuses unless undertaken in entirely open country are notorious for producing significant underestimates of the true population number.
The reported populations by the (untrustworthy) censuses of 1 774, 1 79 2 and 1817 were 161,670, 273, 3 01 and 553, 0 33.
Record Search also has numerous state censuses, marriage records, baptisms and military records and an extensive list of state death records.
It also hosts numerous international databases, including Canadian censuses and European baptisms and marriages.Advertisement
Some books will be transcriptions of censuses, marriage records and land records.
Family Search maintains a large catalog of free worksheets for Federal and state censuses.
All United States censuses are available with images and an all-name index.
Censuses are a favorite tool for genealogists.
For example, censuses list the age of a household member.
When the 1940 Census is released in 2012, genealogists should be aware that their ancestors may have moved between the 1930 and 1940 censuses.
There are microfilm records, including all United States censuses from 1790 through 1930.
Censuses are available for every ten years beginning in 1790, to the most current released census, 1930.
All released censuses are available at NARA on microfilm.
The availability of the censuses vary according to year and tribe.
Records were kept as part of the 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880 censuses.
The following table exhibits the rate of increase as indicated by the Del censuses from 1876 to 1906.
The following table indicates the areas of the several provinces (sixty-nine in number), and the population of each according to the censuses of the 31st of December 1881 and the 9th of February 1901.
For the next two decennial censuses he acted as assistant-commissioner; for that of 1871 he was a commissioner, and he wrote the greater part of the reports of all.
Various censuses were taken in Cuba beginning in 1774; but the results of those preceding the abolition of slavery, at least, are probably without exception extremely untrustworthy.
It is sometimes said that since then there has been a countertendency, but it is impossible to prove such a statement conclusively except with the aid of future censuses.
The censuses from 1860 to 1900 showed a far greater number of neat cattle on farms and ranges in Texas than in any other state or Territory; in 1900 the number was 7, 2 79,935 (excluding spring calves); and in 1910 there were 8,308,000 neat cattle including 1,137,000 milch cows.
Next in importance is the manufacture of dairy products, the value of which in 1900 was $15,846,077 (an increase of 50.3% in ten years) and in 1905 was $15,028,326; at both censuses the state ranked third in the value of cheese, butter, and condensed milk and of food preparations, which were valued at $6,934,724 in 1905.
This, therefore, may be considered to be the earliest of modern censuses.
No action was taken, however, upon the more important recommendation that midway between two censuses a simple enumeration by sex and age should be effected.
Speaking generally, most of the principal countries began the current series of their censuses between 1825 and 1860.
Wagner, writing of the censuses of Sweden, said to have been taken in the 18th century, uses these words, "Since 1749 careful parish registers have been kept by the clergy and have in general the value of censuses."
The results of the twelfth census (1900) further refute the argument that would maintain the eleventh census to be inaccurate because it showed a smaller rate of increase in population during the preceding decade than had been recorded by other censuses during earlier decades.
On the other hand, elaborate colonial censuses for New York in 1703 and 1812 show Whites under 16 Years per boo Sections of the of Total Population.
The population of Arizona in 1880 was 40,440; in 1890, 59,620; in 1900, 122,931 (including 28,623 reservation Indians not counted in previous censuses).
The white population, which as stated was 187,400 in 1865 and 579,741 in 1904, was at the intermediate censuses 236,783 in 1875 and 376,987 in 18 9 1.
For the United States, it has the 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 and 1900 US censuses, some with actual census images.