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  • But according to the eleventh census the decennial rate of growth of population fell suddenly from over 30%, which the figures had shown between 1870 and 1880, and in every preceding decade of the century, except that of the Civil War, to less than 25%, in spite of an immigration nearly double that of any preceding decade'.
  • This course has been adopted in Germany, Belgium and France, and an approach to it is made in the decennial census of Canada and the United States.
  • Since then, the enumeration has been decennial, except in the case of the more recently colonized territories of Manitoba and the North-West, where an intermediate census was found necessary in 1885-1886.
  • The population at the succeeding decennial censuses was as follows: (1900), 45,246; / (1870), 7 1, 44 0; (1880), 11 5,5 8 7; (1890), 20 4,4 68; (1900), 285,315.
  • From 1792 to 1799 he was occupied with the measurement of the arc of the meridian extending from Dunkirk to Barcelona, and published a detailed account of the operations in Base du systeme metrique (3 vols., 1806, 1807, 1810), for which he was awarded in 181 o the decennial prize of the Institute.
 

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