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Printed by JOHN NICHOLS, for DAVID HENRY, late of St. John's
THE following Table, representing the Surface and Population of all the European States, was lately published at Berlin by a celebrated German Author; and, though not much to be depended upon for Accuracy, may afford a Hint for fome abler Calculator to improve.
The Principle our Author goes upon, in point of population, is in proportion to the Fertility of the different Countries. In Germany he reckons 2,166 Inhabitants to a Square Mile; and in Denmark, 193. In Sweden, 229. In Ruffia, 586. In Poland, &c. 845. In Pruffia 1,084. In Portugal, 1,303. In Spain, 1,132. In France, 2,480. In Great Britain and Ireland, 1,170. In The United Provinces, 4,000. In Switzerland, 2,094. In Italy, 2,888. In Turkey, 702. In Hungary, &c. 898. In Galicia, Lodomiria, &c. 2,187. Note, The German Mile is equal to Five English.
The Population of Ruffia, as published by Authority, differs confiderably from the above; but then it must be obferved, that all Ruffia is included, whereas the Dominions in Europe only are enumerated in the above Calculation.
The Governments, of which the Ruffian Empire is compofed, contain 37,711 Voituriers, 11,2 32,209 Peafants, and 11,614,011 Male Individuals who pay the Capitation; and fuppofing the Number of Women in thefe Three States is equal to that of the Men, they will together amount to 22,853,931 Souls; to which must be added, firft, the Five great Governments that are exempt from Capitation; 2dly, the Army by Land and Sea, reckoned at 700,000, including the Women and Children; 3dly, the Nobility; 4thly, the Men of Letters; 5thly, the Ecclefiaftics; 6thly, the People in Place; 7thly, the Eftablishments to the North of Kamchatka; 8thly, the Ruffian Iflands fituated between Afia and America: from this it is not thought to be exaggerating, to reckon the Popula