Moreton Bay Courier Census Saturday 4 July 1846

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RELIGION.
Church of England ................. 769
Church of Scotland................. 210
Wesleyan Methodists................. 24
Other Protestants................... 57
Roman Catholics.................... 497
Jews . .............................. 9
Pagans and Mahometans . .. ..........22
Other persuasions........ ...........11
.................................. 1599


Of these
....................... Married. Single. Total.
Males were................. 252     871   1123
Females ................... 237     239    476
........................... 489    1110   1599


CIVIL CONDITION.
......................... Males. Females. Total.
Born in the colony or came
free...................... 715       453   1168
Other free persons........ 190        23    213
Holding tickets-of-leave...128         1    129
In private assignment .....  7         1      8
In Government employment    81              81
......................... 1121       478   1599



EDUCATION.
......................... Males     Females
......................under 21      under 21    Total,
...................years of age. years of age
Cannot read........... 179         149           323
Read only.............. 40          45            85
Read and write ........ 57          56           113
...................... 276         250           526


.......................... Males     Females
....................... above 21      above 21         Total,
................... years of age.   years of age.
Cannot read............ 173          37                 210
Read only......... ...   78          41                 119
Read and write ........ 575         169                 744
.................... ...826         247                1073


COUNTRY WHERE BORN.
................ Males. Females. Total.
England......... 423     100      523
Scotland ....... 124      40      164
Ireland......... 297     128      425
Wales ............ 2       1        3
In the colony .. 190     193      383
In other British  55       9       64
dominions 
In Foreign 
countries ....    29       9       38
................1120     480     1599


OCCUPATION.
Commerce and Trade.                        69
Agriculture.                               23
Shepherds and persons in the management
of sheep.                                 213
Stockmen and persons in the management
of horses and cattle.                      54
Labourers.                                182
Domestics, Males ....54 Females .....51   105
Horticulture ......                         8
Mechanics and artificers.                 165
Clergymen ................                 14
Legal Profession..............              6
Medical Profession .......                  6
Other educated persons .........           13
All other occupations .......             108
Residue of population.......              633
....................................     1599


HOUSES.
Stone or brick.    41
Wood..            214
Shingled ............ 255
Total .....       255
Finished....      205
Unfinished.......  50
                  255
Inhabited......   249
Uninhabited.....    6
                  255

................... Males. Females. Total.
North Brisbane.       299   184      483
South Brisbane .      209   137      346
Ipswich............... 64    39      103
Squatting Stations .. 390    92      482
Military and Government
establishments....... 160    25      185
.................... 1122   477     1599

The Census for Darling Downs, of course, is not included in the foregoing statement.
The population of that district, according to the returns, is 658.
As soon as we can obtain an abstract, it shall be published for general information.

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