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TORONTO: AN HISTORICAL SKETCH
SOME TORONTO STATISTICS.

 

Area of city, 1913, 33.75 square miles. Total park area, 1912, 1,605 acres; 1913, 1,743 acres.

Population, 488,000 (estimate of city statistician). Death-rate, 12.8 per 1,000 (estimate of city statistician).

Number of buildings erected in 1913, 10,217; estimated value, $27,400,000.

Assessment of city, 1913, $436,000,000; tax-rate, 19% mills.

Net debt of city, 1913, $33,000,000. Revenue, 1912, $8,500,000.

Miles of streets, 1912, 413; 1913, 509. Miles of side-walks, 1912, 561; 1913, 610. Miles of sewers, 1912, 336; 1913, 360. Miles of water mains, 1912, 434; 1913, 458. Miles of gas mains, 1912, 456; 1913, 473.

Miles of street railway, 1912, 107; 1913, 114. Total revenue from street railway since 1891 (to 1911), $6,339,000. Revenue from street railway (exclusive of taxes), 1912, $890,000. Passengers carried, 1911, 121,000,000; 1912, 135,-786,000.

Attendance at Exhibition, 1912, 962,000.

Hydro-Electric meters in use, 1913, 18,000, with 15,500 horse-power.

Clearing House returns, 1911, $1,852,000,000; 1912, $2,170,000,000.

Custom House returns, 1911: Imports, $100,000,000; Duty, $17,800,000. 1912: Imports, $120,000,000; Duty, $20,261,000.

Total number of police, 588.

Total number of firemen, 336. Total loss on fires, 1912, $1,113,000.

Number of tavern licenses limited to 110; fee, $1,600; shop licenses, 50; fee, $1,600.

Number of volumes in city libraries, 180,000; in University and Law libraries, 250,000.

Number of automobiles in Ontario (Provincial fee, $4), 21,500.

Number of births, 1912, 11,100; marriages, 6,153; deaths, 6,313.

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