PBB PRIBB ASSOCIATION.! Meuboubni, Jaly 4, The Btatistics of the Australasian colonies for 1888, just published, show a total increase of population of 126,000 people. New Zealand headg the list m excess of births orer deaths. The trade of the various colonies has amounted to £120,859,000, which is equal to a little over £33 per head. Victoria haß imported most largely, exceeding her exports by £10,000,000. Ypith the exception of South Australia and New Zealand, all the colonies hare imported more than they exported. South Australia shows the largest trade return, which is equal to £89 per head. Neir Zealand standß sixth on the list m this respect with £22 18s per head. The total tonnage cleared m the oolohieQ during the year was 3.4,68,9,0QQ tons,.
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AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2165, 5 July 1889
AUSTRALASIAN STATISTICS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2165, 5 July 1889
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