Table 1

Summary statistics, 1841 parish-level data

StatisticNMeanSDMin.Max.
Population Pressure, 1841 2,437 0.767 0.513 0.011 5.391 
Population Pressure, 1821 1,801 0.691 0.509 0.028 9.666 
Population Pressure Growth, 1821–1841 (log points) 1,801 0.155 0.382 −3.167 3.279 
Population per Acre, 1841 2,437 0.441 0.529 0.019 16.311 
Population per Acre, 1821 1,801 0.393 0.411 0.013 8.761 
Fourth-Class Houses (%) 2,437 35.402 18.142 0.000 97.962 
Illiteracy Rate (%) 2,437 73.015 9.669 29.380 100.000 
Male Illiteracy Rate (%) 2,437 63.784 11.034 22.061 100.000 
Female Illiteracy Rate (%) 2,437 82.110 9.329 28.736 100.000 
Longitude 2,437 −7.605 1.055 −10.492 −5.469 
Latitude 2,437 53.162 0.871 51.438 55.321 
Distance to Eighteenth-Century Turnpike (km) 2,437 13.996 20.402 0.000 130.457 
Distance to Canal/Navigable River (km) 2,437 19.731 23.543 0.000 118.474 
Distance to Nearest Town (km) 2,437 9.838 5.937 0.000 59.422 
Agricultural Employment (%) 2,437 74.938 14.259 11.301 100.000 
Roman Catholic (%) 2,437 85.105 21.609 0.317 100.000 
Irish-Speaking (%) 2,437 32.897 36.839 0.000 100.000 
Vested Means (%) 2,437 2.142 2.114 0.000 31.351 
Sex Ratio (men per 100 women) 2,437 99.084 9.048 50.000 205.882 
Nonrural Population Share (%) 2,437 9.646 17.680 0.000 100.000 
StatisticNMeanSDMin.Max.
Population Pressure, 1841 2,437 0.767 0.513 0.011 5.391 
Population Pressure, 1821 1,801 0.691 0.509 0.028 9.666 
Population Pressure Growth, 1821–1841 (log points) 1,801 0.155 0.382 −3.167 3.279 
Population per Acre, 1841 2,437 0.441 0.529 0.019 16.311 
Population per Acre, 1821 1,801 0.393 0.411 0.013 8.761 
Fourth-Class Houses (%) 2,437 35.402 18.142 0.000 97.962 
Illiteracy Rate (%) 2,437 73.015 9.669 29.380 100.000 
Male Illiteracy Rate (%) 2,437 63.784 11.034 22.061 100.000 
Female Illiteracy Rate (%) 2,437 82.110 9.329 28.736 100.000 
Longitude 2,437 −7.605 1.055 −10.492 −5.469 
Latitude 2,437 53.162 0.871 51.438 55.321 
Distance to Eighteenth-Century Turnpike (km) 2,437 13.996 20.402 0.000 130.457 
Distance to Canal/Navigable River (km) 2,437 19.731 23.543 0.000 118.474 
Distance to Nearest Town (km) 2,437 9.838 5.937 0.000 59.422 
Agricultural Employment (%) 2,437 74.938 14.259 11.301 100.000 
Roman Catholic (%) 2,437 85.105 21.609 0.317 100.000 
Irish-Speaking (%) 2,437 32.897 36.839 0.000 100.000 
Vested Means (%) 2,437 2.142 2.114 0.000 31.351 
Sex Ratio (men per 100 women) 2,437 99.084 9.048 50.000 205.882 
Nonrural Population Share (%) 2,437 9.646 17.680 0.000 100.000 
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