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STATISTICS OF HONOLULU, H. I.

During the course of the investigation into the statistics of cities of the United States having 30,000 population or over, the results of which are presented in the preceding article, an effort was made to secure data relative to Honolulu, H. I., similar to those secured for the 135 cities which are included in the tables given in connection with the article referred to. It was found impossible, however, to secure entirely similar data for this city, and for this and other reasons it has not been included in those tables. The data secured appear, nevertheless, important and interesting, and are presented in brief form in the following pages.

The population of this city, according to the Twelfth Census of the United States, was 39,306, this number including the residents of all the territory designated as the ** Honolulu district.” The limits of the city are not definitely fixed and it has not been incorporated, the government of the city and its support being under the control of the officials of the Territory of Ilawaii in common with the remainder of the Territory. The Territorial records up to the present time have been kept in such a way as to render impossible in many cases an accurate segregation of data pertaining to the city from those pertaining to the Territory as a whole.

The city has about 25 miles of macadam streets and about 52 miles of unpaved streets, which are cared for by 35 persons employed for

the purpose.

Garbage is removed by the board of health, 70 persons being employed for the purpose.

The area of public parks in the city open for public use is 193.6 acres.

There is one public hospital in which 130 patients were treated during the year.

There are no libraries owned or supported by the city or Territory; but one privately owned library, consisting of 1,000 volumes, is open for the free use of the public.

A waterworks plant representing, up to the date of this report, a cost of $1,300,000, and an electric-light plant representing a cost of $60,000, are owned and operated by the Territorial Government.

A number of small tables have been constructed showing the facts ascertained in regard to the police and fire departments, the health department, the public schools, the income and expenditure of the city, and its assets. These data are for the year ending December 31, 1900.

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Total births....

2.)3

Number of deaths from

Consumption
Pneumonia
Heart disease
Violence..
Apoplexy
Diarrheal diseases
Cancer ..
Bronchitis
Meningitis.
Marasmus and inanition
Nephritis

135
93
69
1
6
75
12
49

Old age

19 36 13 105

Premature birth..
Typhoid fever..
Malarial fever..

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Maintenance and operation

Police department..
Police courts, jails, workhouses, reformatories, etc....
Fire department..
Health department
Charities (hospitals, asylums, almshouses, etc.)
Schools...
Parks and gar lens.
Waterworks
Electric-light plant
All other expenditures..

$79, 285.00
69, 314. 84
46, 392. 42
46, 068. 82
51, 104. 87
128, 047. 46

1,200.00
48, 561.36
12, 309. 15
31, 060. 35

Total ...

$319, 644.27

Grand total of expenditures..

1, 131, 905, 13 A complete statement of assets could not be secured. Within the city, however, are the following public properties, which have estimated valuations as follows:

Capitol building.
Police department.
Fire department..
Schools...
Parks and gardens.
Jail.....
Reform school.
Quarantine station..
Insane asylum
Docks and wharves.
Ferries and bridges.
Markets ...
Cemeteries.
Waterworks.....
Electric-light plant

$523, 0170

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5,000 667,000 51,000

RECENT REPORTS OF STATE BUREAUS OF LABOR STATISTICS.

CONNECTICUT.

Sixteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the

year ending November 30, 1900. Harry E. Back, Commissioner.

327 PP.

The following subjects are treated in this report: Industrial statistics, 79 pages; new constructions, 31 pages; articles manufactured in Connecticut, 31 pages; free public employment agencies, 33 pages; strikes and lockouts, 23 pages; Italian difficulty at Bridgeport, 6 pages; labor organizations, 47 pages; labor laws, 45 pages.

INDUSTRIAL STATISTICS.-- This part of the report contains two sets of tables, one showing, by industries, for each of 712 manufacturing establishments, the average number of persons employed, days in operation, wages paid, etc., during the fiscal year ending in 1900; the other table showing, by industries, the total wages paid in each of 514 identical establishments during the fiscal years ending in 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, and 1900. An analysis and summaries are also given.

Following is a summary, by industries, of the first of these sets of tables:

STATISTICS OF MANUFACTURES DURING THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING IS 1900.

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301.7 $10,734, 173 $50,749, 035 9507.84
305.5 387, 271 990, 933 091.22
294.7 1,583, 576 5,016, 173 311.95
302.5 1, 221, 415 6,802, 781 335. 17
299.6 2, 764,337 8,483, 419 320.06
299.3 1, 372, 799 3, 233, 202 159.90
300.4 4, 416,528 12, 612, 956 467.85
282.1 1, 226, 981 3,930, 424 192, 17
291.3 1, 168, 681 4, 429, 064 376. 20
301.2 2,543, 650 7,317, 611

532.81
307.3 298, 429 2,505, 832 497.38
299.6 6,913, 232 19, 603, 182 572. 24
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3, 610, 885 482, 15 291.3 1, 244, 82 5,592, 008 419.93

79.5 2,5:37, 254 18,944, 672 459. 29 278.2 87,538 293, 053 348.76 302.0 2, 261,794 11, 652, 212 363. 93 281.6 1,361, 826 5, 622,502 457.08 295.6 632, 069 3, 418, 461 437.63 302.6 630, 740 1,813, 601 499.40 296.6 2, 468, 310 12, 487, 586 359.50 291.7 2, 353, 369 10,033, 943 | 467.31

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