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MONEY OF ALL NATIONS.
(Soutli American Paper Not Included.)





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Silver,


Paper.


Tolal.


1800.'.


$630,000,000


$1,800,000,000


$410,000,000


$2,840,000,000


1848.".


785,000,000


1,940,000,000


1,300,000,000


4,025,000,000


i860. .


1.700,000,000


2.400,000,000


1,800,000,000


5,900,000,000


1890..


4.150,000,000


4,005,000,000


3,850,000,000


12,005,000,000


1896. .


4,143,000,000


4,236,000,000






1897..


4,619,000,000


3,977,000,000







THE WORLD'S STOCK OF PRECIOUS METALS.
Coined and Uncoined.

As Regards Value.
As Regards Weight. Millions of Dollars.

1848 Tons.

Gold 3,575 2,417

Silver 1 13,000 4,685

1898 Tons.

Gold 9,5 1 1 6,420

Silver 199,090 8,461



GOLD MONEY OF THE WORLD.

1897. 1898.

United States $696,300,000 $925,100,000

France 772,000,000 810,600,000

Germany 654,000,000 668,500,000

United Kingdom 584,000,000 438,000,000

Russia 586,900,000 756,600,000

Austria 178,500,000 227,700,000

The East 229,400,000 129,900,000

Other Countries 658,500,000 638,500,000

$4,359,600,000 $4,594,900,000



SILVER MONEY OF THE WORLD.

1897. 1898.

United States $634,500,000 $638,200,000

United Kingdom 121,700,000 121,700,000

France 443,900,000 419,800,000

Germany 212,800,000 212,800,000

The East 2,135,400,000 1,777,500,000

Other Countries 720,000,000 807,500,000

Total $4,268,300,000 $3,977,500,000



WEALTH OF NATIONS, 1896



PER HEAD
$1,600

$1,400

$1,200

$1,000

$800



$600



$400



$200




WEALTH PER INHABITANT



PER HEAD
$1,600

$1,400

$1,200

$1,000

$800

$600

$400

$200



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COMPARISON BETWEEN WEALTH AND DEBT OF NATIONS, 1898



WEALTH



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UNITED STATES



GREAT BRITAIN





FRANCE



GERMANY




RUSSIA




ITALY





CANADA



AUSTRALIA



GOLD



YEAR



1800



1848



I860



MONEY OF ALL NATIONS

SOUTH AMERICAN PAPER MONEY NOT INCLUDED
SILVER I I



1897




PAPER I

YEAR
1800



1848



I860



1897



THE WORLD'S STOCK OF PRECIOUS METALS. COINED AND UNCOINED



AS REGARDS WEIGHT



GOLD I




AS REGARDS VALUE



1898




GOLD MONEY OF THE WORLD IN 1897




SILVER MONEY OF THE WORLD IN 1897




RAILWAY COST OF THE WORLD, 1897.

United States $11,775,000,000

Great Britain 5,150,000,000

France 3,305,000,000

Germany 2,870,000,000

Russia 2,015,000,000

Austria 1,835,000,000

South America 1,300,000,000

India 1,115,000,000

Italy 1,005,000,000

Canada 930,000,000

Australia 725,000,000

Spain 610,000,000

Other Countries 2,885,000,000



Total $35,520,000,000

RAILWAYS OF THE WORLD.

Passenger Traffic in 1870 and in 1897.

1870. 1897.

United States no 504

Great Britain 363 1030

Germany 136 646

France 103 375

Austria 21 109

India — 151

Other Countries 167

Total 900

RAILWAYS OF THE WORLD GOODS TRAFFIC, 1870 and 1897.

In Million Tons.

1870. 1897.

United Kingdom 170 374

United States 150 742

Germany 98 221

France 52 108

Austria 25 104

Russia — 17

Other Countries 67 —

Total for World 562 —



RAILWAY RATES FOR GOODS TRAFFIC, 1897.

Cents Per Ton for 100 Miles.

Cents.

Great Britain 34^

France I44

Germany 128

Switzerland 280

United States 82

Holland 160

Belgium 136

Italy 320

Austria 200

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RAILWAY CAPITAL OF THE WORLD (PAID UP) IN 1897




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RAILWAYS OF THE WORLD

PASSENGER TRAFFIC. IN 1870 AND IN 1897



1870




1870



1897






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Great Britain 245



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URBAN AND RURAL POPULATION, 1891



URBAN



UNITED STATES GREAT BRITAIN



FRANCE




GERMANY



RUSSIA



AUSTRIA




ITALY



SPAIN



HOLLAND




BELGIUM



CANADA



AUSTRALIA




GRAIN PRODUCTION IN THE WORLD






1897



GRAIN PRODUCTION IN 1897




MEAT SUPPLY OF THE WORLD, 1896.

Tons.

Beef 8,420,000

Pork 3,970,000

Mutton 2,810,000

Total 15,200,000

Tons.

United States 4,500,000

Russia 2,290,000

Germany 1,520,000

Austria 1,210,000

France 1,200,000

Great Britain 76o,0(1b

Australia 600,000

Spain 430,000

Argentina 420,000

Other Countries 327,000

Total 15,200,000



PRODUCTION OF COFFEE SINCE 1832.
In Tons.

Brazil. Other Countries. Total.

1832 95,000

1844 255,000

1855 163,000 158,000 321,000

1865 200,000 222,000 422,000

1875 255,000 233,000 488,000

1885 389,000 329,000 718,000

1892 440,000 260,000 700,000

1897 590,000 250,000 840,000

1898 680,000 260,000 940,000



MEAT SUPPLY OF THE WORLD, i8q6




MEAT PRODUCERS IN 1896




PRODUCTION OF COFFEE SINCE 1832



TONS.



TONS.



900.000



800.000



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600.000



500.000



400.000



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200 000



100.000



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OTHER COUNTRIES



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400.000



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1832 1844 1855 1865 1875 1885 1892 1897



OF THE

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THE WORLD'S STEAM-POWER SINCE 1840.

Horse- Power.

1840 1,650,000

1850 3,990,000

i860 9,380,000

1870 18,460,000

1880 34,150,000

1890 50.150,000

1S96 66,100,000



THE WORLD'S COAL PRODUCTION.

Tons.

1820 17,200,000

1840 44,800,000

1850 81,400,000

i860 142,300,000

1870 213,400,000

1880 340,000,000

1890 520,000,000

1897 610,000,000



THE WORLD'S PRODUCTIONS OF IRON.

Tons.
1820 1,010,000

1830 1,585,000

1840 2,680,000

1850 4,422,000

i860 7, 180,000

1870 1 1,910,000

1880 18,140,000

1890 27,157,000

1898 36.570,000

1898, By Countries.

Tons.

United States 11, 962,000

United Kingdom 8,769,000

Germany 7,402,000

France 2,534,000

Russia 2,229,000

Austria 1,250,000

Belgium 982,000

Sweden 510,000

Spain 261,000

Canada 42,000

Italy 13,000

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THE WORLD'S STEAM POWER SINCE 1840



YEAR
1840



1850



1850



I860



1870



1880



1890



1896



PRODUCTION OF STEEL.

Tons.

1850 7I,0C0

1870 540,000

1880 4,255,000

1885 6,150,000

1897 20,979,000

1898 24,060,000

1898. By Countries. 1897.

Tons. Tons.

9,075,000 United States 7,289,000

4,630,000 United Kingdom 4,560,000

5,734,000 Germany 5,091,000

1,442,000 France 1,282,000

3,170,000 All Others 2,757,000



HARDWARE MANUFACTURES, VALUE, 1896.

United States $1,145,000,000

United Kingdom 710,000,000

Germany 525,000,000

France 235,000,000

Other Countries 405,000,000



Total $3,020,000,000



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THE WORLD'S PRODUCTION OF COAL. IN MILLIONS OF TONS

YEAR YEAR

1820 17



1840



45



I860



81



I860



142



1870



213



1870



1880



340



1880



520



1890



1897



610



1897



THE WORLD'S PRODUCTION OF IRON



YEAR
1820
1840

1850
I860



1870



1880



1890



1898



YEAR
1820
1840

1850
1860



1870



1880



1890



1898



PRODUCTION OF STEEL



YEAR
1850
1870

1880



1885



1897




YEAR
1850
1870

1880



1885



1897



PRODUCTION IN 1897




HARDWARE MANUFACTURES, VALUE (1896)




PRODUCTION OF WOOL, ANNUAL AVERAGE,
UNWASHED; TONS.

Aiistralasi.i. River Platte. United States. (Jihei- Coiiiiliics. 'I'otal.

1821-30 2,000 6,000 10,000 250,000 268,000

1831-40 6,000 10,000 15,000 276,000 307,000

1841-50 12,000 12,000 30,000 326,000 380,000

1851-60 25,000 19,000 32,000 369,500 445,500

1861-70 61,000 51,000 52,000 414,000 578,000

1871-80 133,000 102,000 88,000 466,500 789,500

1881-90 193,000 138,000 120,000 450,000 901,000

Totals. Tons. Totals. Tons.

189I 1,097,000 1896 1,153,000

1894 1,202,000 1898 1,200,000



PRODUCTION OF COTTON.
In Million Pounds.

United States. Total.

1820 180 630

1840 878 1,310

i860 1,880 2,551

1870 1,540 2,775

1880 2,593 3>6oi

1890 4,310 5,600

1897 4,400 5,900

CONSUMPTION OF FIBRE, 1897.

Cotton. Wool. Fla.x, Jute, etc. Total.

United States 600,000 270,000 340,000 1,210,000

Great Britain 710,000 230,000 420,000 1,360,000

France 180,000 210,000 190,000 580,000

Germany 280,000 200,000 110,000 590,000

Russia 190,000 110,000 440,000 740,000

India 220.000 10,000 260,000 490,000

Austria 120,000 60,000 180,000 360,000



THE WORLD'S CONSUMPTION OF FIBRE IN 1840 AND 1897.

Tons.

1840. 1897.

Cotton 540,000 2,700,000

Wool 310,000 1,200,000

Flax, etc 596,000 2,200,000

TEXTILE MANUFACTURES, VALUE, 1896.

United States $940,000,000

United Kingdom 955,000,000

France 575,000,000

Germany 540,000,000

Russia 405,000,000

Austria 280,000,000

Other Countries 580,000,000

Total $4,275,000,000



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PRODUCTION OF WOOL



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800.000



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500.00



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AUSTRALIA | I UNITED STATES

RIVER PLATTE | I OTHER COUNTRIES



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1831-40 1851-60 1871-80 1891-97



PRODUCTION OF COTTON SINCE 1820



MILLIONS
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6.000



5500



5000



4.50



4.000



3.500



3000



2.500



2.000



I.500



1.000



UNITED STATES



OTHER COUNTRIES



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MILLIONS
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6.000



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5.000



4.500



4.000



3.500



3.000



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1820 1840 i860 1870 1880 1890 1897



CONSUMPTION OF FIBRE, 1897



COTTON
TONS

1.400.000



1.200.000



1.000.000



600.000



600.000



400.000



200.000



WOOL



FLAX, JUTE, ETC.



TONS
1.400.000



1.200.000



1.000.000



800.000



60 0.000



400.000



200.000



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THE WORLD'S CONSUMPTION OF FIBRE IN 1840 AND 1897


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