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S. S. Census of 1900 rose by 200,000; this rise probably required a minimum outfiow of 250,000 (column 10). S. during the decade (column 8). S. S. S. S. A. (GIencoe: Free Press, 1959), table 14-1, p. 352. S. g. g. Jnly 1951-June 1961) in columns 3-10. S. in 1931-41 of 123,000 Canadian-bom. S. intercensal period is 160,000. These balance over the entire period. Column 3 includes all those immigrating from Canada (including Newfoundland) as country of last permanent residence, and thus include foreign-bom as weil as native-born.

Epidemics, wars, plagues, and famine are examples of positive checks. Preventive checks include moral restraint, celibacy, and late marriage. Malthus put forward a useful theory, although subsequent events have indicated certain weaknesses. He did not foresee the advances in technology that would be brought about by the Industrial Revolution. These advances resulted in more food, goods, services, and wealth, on which increasingly larger numbers of people could be maintained. However, the decline in mortality brought about by advances in medical knowledge also served to increase population.

There is presumably some correction for under-registrations of birtbs but the same would need to apply to deatbs to account for non-appearance in subsequent censuses. 36 Nfld. 22 Re-estimated immigratiO/I Re-estiRe-estimated mated emigratioll net migraand shorttion term disappearance crease should not be aHected. However, the above deviations are minor compared to the over-all problem oE better net-natural-increase series for the earlier years, and the approach to immigration and emigration estimates.

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