APPENDIX A.

CENSUS TABLES, 1921.

Population.

The following Table gives the population of the various districts by the 1921 Census, and also the figures for each district for former years:--

 Districts
1857
1874
1884
1891
1901
1911
1921
 Twillingate
9,717 
15,135 
14,058 
16,780 
19,453 
22,705 
26,320 
 Fogo
--- 
--- 
6,264 
6,700 
7,570 
8,257 
9,134 
 Bonavista
8,850 
13,008 
16,486 
17,849 
20,557 
22,894 
24,754 
 Trinity
10,736 
15,677 
19,005 
18,872 
20,695 
21,788 
24,754 
 Bay-de-Verde
6,221 
7,434 
8,403 
9,708 
9,827 
10,213 
23,422 
 Carbonear
5,233 
5,488 
6,206 
5,765 
5,024 
5,114 
4,830 
 Harbour Grace
10,067 
13,055 
14,727 
13,881 
12,671 
11,925 
11,453 
 Port-de-Grave
6,489 
7,919 
8,698 
7,986 
7,445 
6,986 
6,545 
 Harbour Main
5,386 
7,174 
8,935 
9,189 
9,500 
9,471 
9,262 
 St. John's West
13,124 
12,763 
15,962 
15,251 
18,483 
20,550 
23,739 
 St. John's East
17,352 
17,811 
22,183 
20,776 
21,512 
25,135 
28,419 
 Ferryland
5,228 
6,419 
6,472 
5,853 
5,697 
5,793 
6,015 
 Placentia and
 St. Mary's
8,334 
9,857 
11,789 
12,801 
15,194 
16,099 
16,472 
 Burin
5,529 
7,678 
8,502 
9,059 
10,402 
11,616 
12,579 
 Fortune
3,493 
5,788 
6,917 
7,671 
8,762 
9,989 
11,272 
 Burgeo and
 La Poile
3,545 
5,098 
6,544 
6,471 
7,011 
7,793 
8,645 
 St. George
3,334 
8,654 
5,473 
6,632 
9,100 
11,861 
13,556 
 St. Barbe
--- 
--- 
6,500 
6,690 
8,134 
10,481 
12,176 
 Total
122,638 
158,958 
193,124 
197,934 
217,037 
238,670 
259,259 
 Labrador
1,650 
2,416 
4,211 
4,106 
3,947 
3,949 
3,774 
 Grand Total
124,288 
161,374 
197,335 
202,040 
220,984 
242,619 
263,033 

Population of Chief Towns.

1901.
1911.
1921.
Twillingate .............................
Grand Falls ............................
Fogo .......................................
Change Islands .......................
Greenspond ............................ 
Bonavista ................................ 
Trinity .................................... 
Heart's Content ...................... 
Western Bay ........................... 
Carbonear................................ 
Harbour Grace ......................... 
Bay Roberts ............................. 
Brigus ..................................... 
Harbour Main .......................... 
Conception Harbour ................. 
Ferryland ................................ 
Placentia ................................. 
Burin ...................................... 
Grand Bank ............................. 
Harbour Breton ........................ 
Channel .................................. 
St. George's Harbour ................ 
Bay of Islands .......................... 
3,542 
--- 
1,118 
1,067 
1,358 
3,696 
1,197 
1,079 
   695 
3,703 
5,184 
2,266 
1,162 
   798 
   932 
   535 
1,315  
2,719 
1,427 
   763 
1,280  
1,409 
1,184 
3,348 
--- 
1,152 
1,087 
1,304 
3,911 
1,332 
1,017 
   966 
3,540 
4,279 
2,187 
1,034 
   762 
   988 
   478 
1,327 
2,783 
1,605 
   654  
   877 
   867 
1,048 
3,217 
3,769 
1,216 
1,075 
1,211 
4,052 
1,356 
1,229 
   869 
3,320 
3,825 
2,168 
   935 
   745 
   892 
   562 
1,383 
2,763 
1,869 
   725 
   994 
1,024 
1,349 

  Note.--Corner Brook, which now has a population of about 5,000, was only a small village at the time of the 1921 census and owes its present proportions to the establishment of a Paper Mill there in 1923.

Occupations.

 
1857
1869
1874
1884
1891
1901
1911
1921
 1.
--- 
--- 
--- 
--- 
--- 
--- 
 2.
--- 
 3.
77 
97 
120 
185 
183 
239 
245 
301 
 4.
--- 
--- 
--- 
--- 
606 
789 
1,395 
1,622 
 5.
Lawyers 
and 
Doctors 

71 
Lawyers 
24 
--------- 
Doctors 
42 
Lawyers 
30 
--------- 
Doctors 
41 
Lawyers 
41 
--------- 
Doctors 
56 
Lawyers 
43 
--------- 
Doctors 
62 
Lawyers 
55 
--------- 
Doctors 
83 
Lawyers 
46 
--------- 
Doctors 
119 
Lawyers 
47 
--------- 
Doctors 
92 
 6.
689 
591 
589 
895 
771 
1,040 
1,326 
1,098 
 7.
--- 
--- 
--- 
1,613 
1,952 
2,353 
4,641 
5,186 
 8.
--- 
--- 
--- 
--- 
614 
739 
1,468 
1,712 
 9.
1,552 
1,784 
1,004 
1,685 
1,547 
2,475 
2,915 
3,227 
10.
--- 
--- 
--- 
--- 
36,303 
40,438 
40,880 
34,979 
11.
1,970 
2,019 
2,171 
3,628 
2,682 
3,111 
5,376 
4,862 
12.
Males 
and 
Females 

38,578 
Males 
and 
Females 

37,259
Males 
and 
Females 

45,845 
Males 
and 
Females 

60,419 
Males 
36,694 
--------- 
Females 
18,081 
Males 
41,231 
--------- 
Females 
21,443 
Males 
43,795 
--------- 
Females 
23,245 
Males 
40,511 
--------- 
Females 
24,937 
13.
334 
391 
453 
1,507 
625 
1,408 
2,821 
2,619 
14.
--- 
462 
29 
404 
1,258 
1,576 
2,260 
1,137 
15.
--- 
--- 
--- 
--- 
1,058 
626 
1,204 
1,833 
16.
--- 
2,353 
3,023 
3,360 
8,686 
11,639 
14,811 
16,121 

1. Archbishops  2. Bishops   3. Clergymen  4. Teachers  5. Lawyers and Doctors  6. Merchants and Traders  7. Engaged in Office or Shop  8. Government Service  9. Farmers  10. Fishermen and others who cultivate land  11. Mechanics  12. Catching and Curing Fish (Males and Females)  13. Lumbering  14. Mining  15. Engaged in Factories  16. Otherwise employed.



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