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1901 CENSUS OF VICTORIA STATISTICS

extracted from 'Census of Canada, 4th, 1901', vol.1 by Dept. of Agriculture, Canada

(Victoria Enumeration District includes Victoria (city), Metchosin,
part of Victoria South District & part of Esquimalt District)
Table I - Population by District

Victoria District = 23,688

Table III - Sex & Conjugal Condition
Victoria District
 SingleMarried WidowedDivorced Total
Male9,0144,941 313714,275
Female5,1593,616 62999,413

Table IV - Rural & Urban Population
Victoria District
RuralUrban
2,87220,816

Table VII - Areas, Houses, Families, Population
Victoria District
Victoria (City)Victoria DistrictEsquimalt DistrictMetchosin
20,9191,4181,191160

Table IX - Principal Religions By Census Districts
Victoria District
Anglican7,895 Methodist3,252
Baptist1,006 Presbyterian4,056
Congregational155 Roman Catholic2,179
Jewish168 unspecified1,156
Lutheran330 various creeds3,491

Table X - Religions of the People
Victoria City
Anglican6,588 Presbyterian3,604 Salvation Army51
Baptist926 Roman Catholic2,001 Friends21
Baptist, Free15 Mennonite1 Mormons4
Congregational135 Greek Church27 Pagan109
Jewish163 Brethren52 various sects2,708
Lutheran285 Disciples1 Protestant68
Methodist3,043 Adventists10 unspecified1,107

Table XI - Origins of the People
Victoria City
British English9,435 German653 Italian103
British Irish12,262 Dutch46 Jewish165
British Scotch3,728 Scandivian436 Swiss49
British others160 Russian28 Belgium6
French307 Austro-Hungarian25 Halfbreeds178
Indian88 Negro70 unspecified77
Chinese & Japanese2,978 various origins125   

Table XII - Nationalities of the People
Victoria District
American689 French19 Russian21
Austro-Hungarian10 German100 Spanish8
Belgium2 Grecian21 Swedish55
Canadian19,532 Italian24 Swiss15
Chinese2,770 Japanese287 Turkish5
Dutch6 Norwegan46 various4
Danish67 Rumanian- unspecified7

Table XIV - Birthplaces of the People By Districts
Victoria District
Canada11,023 BC7,273 PE107 MB260
   QC348 NB254 Territories42
   ON2,186 NS527 CAN - unspecified26
British Isles6,166 ENG4,174 IRL728 SCT1,167
   WLS66 Lesser Isles31   
British Possesions476 AUS76 IND36 NF282
   NZ57 South Africa5 other poessions20
Austro-Hungarian16 Germany254 Norway171 USA1,857
Belgium14 Greece38 Russia38 West Indies16
China2,914 Holland14 Spain/Portugal11 other52
Denmark40 Iceland58 Switzerland22 at sea13
East Indies8 Italy47 Syria10 not given50
France76 Japan302 Turkey1   

extracted from 'Census of Canada, 4th, 1901', vol.4 by Dept. of Agriculture, Canada

Table I - Population by Age
Victoria District
Ageunder 11 yr 2 yr3 yr 4 yr5 - 910 - 1415 - 19 20 - 2425 - 29 30 - 3435 - 39
Male180190 210223225 1,1591,0561,297 1,5741,5341,543 1365
Female159184 206195219 1,026861908 949968851 786

40 - 4445 - 49 50 - 5455 - 59 60 - 6465 - 6970 - 74 75 - 79 80 - 8485 - 89 90 - 9495+n/g
1,087729541 395331208 1538121 7-- 167
542402321 238226135 1635428 8-2 42

Table VI - Principal Causes of Death
Victoria District
(Taken from schedule 3 - Deaths in the last year - destroyed and not filmed.)
Causemalefemale Cause malefemale  Cause malefemale
Typhoid fever103 Scarlet fever --  Measles --
Cancers 1210  Influenzia 2-  Tuberculosis 2623
Bronchitis
& Pneumonia
3210  Diphtheria
& croup
61 Apoplexy &
Paralysis
1116
Diseases of
the heart
2412 Affections of
the stomach
22  Affections of
the intestines
55
Affections of
the liver
41 Diseases of
the kidney
154  Puerperl
diseases
-3
Congenital
debility
66 Senile
debility
99  Totals 114110
Accidents265  Suicides 4-  Total 304

Table XII - School Attendance of Pupils, 5 yr & over
Victoria District
Age5 - 1010 & overTotal
  1,4231,9813,404

Table XIII - Schools, Colleges & University By Census District
Victoria District
TypeNumber RoomsTeachers/
Professors
Pupils &
Students
Colleges1 6330
High Schools1 44129
Private Schools4 119232
Public Schools16 60612,441

Table XVIII - Institutions, Charitable, Penal & Other By Census District
Victoria District
TypeNumber BuildingsRoomsInmates
Asylums1 5250261
Convents3 69576
Homes for the Aged2 299108
Homes for Orphans3 362108
Homes, Rescue2 2226
Homes, Salvation Army1 176
Homes, not specified2 35836
Hospitals, Isolation2 52624
Hospitals, not specified15 56618919
Industrial Schools3 20147185
Penitentiaries1 511496
Prisons8 8320302
Reformatories1 1136

Table XX - Churches & Sunday Schools
Victoria District
  Churches    Sunday Schools 
 NumberCommuni
-cants
Seating
Capacity
 NumberOfficers
& Teachers
Scholars
Anglican101,1562,292 762771
Baptist34401,130 348332
Methodist79243,675 61031,015
Presbyterian67252,400 569604
Roman Catholic32,0351,600 317285
various sects22276 1115

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