§ Mr. A. Henderson
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will specify the number of non-self-governing countries for which Her Majesty's Government are responsible, stating the population of each territory.
§ Mr. Maudling
As the Answer involves a large number of figures, I will, with 135W permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT. The number of territories is 45.
LIST OF TERRITORIES FOR WHICH THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE COLONIES IS RESPONSIBLE, WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE POPULATIONS. Territory Population* Aden Colony 200,000 Aden Protectorate 1,000,000 Antigua 54,060 Bahamas 105,000 Barbados 232,085 Basutoland 685,000 Bechuanaland Protectorate 237,000 Bermuda 42,640 British Antarctic Territory — British Guiana 558,769 British Honduras 90,505 British Solomon Islands Protectorate 124,076 British Virgin Islands 7,921 Protected State of Brunei 83,877 Caymen Islands 8,511 Dominica 59,916 Falkland Islands and Dependencies 2,150 Fiji 394,000 Gambia 283,800 Gibraltar 26,053 Gilbert & Ellice Islands Colony 45,600 Grenada 88,677 Hong Kong 3,128,000 Jamaica 1,638,400 Kenya 7,287,000 State of Malta 328,892 Mauritius 658,000 Monserrat 12,167 New Hebrides Condominium 60,400 North Borneo 454,421 Northern Rhodesia † 2,480,000 Nyasaland† 2,890,000 Pitcairn Islands Group 147 St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla 56,684 St. Helena and Dependencies 5,040 St. Lucia 86,108 St. Vincent 79,948 Sarawak 744,529 Seychelles 41,700 State of Singapore 1,687,300 Swaziland 259,000 Trinidad and Tobago 827,957 Turks & Caicos Islands 5,668 Uganda 6,844,600 Zanzibar 307,000 * For the Caribbean territories excluding Jamaica, the Borneo territories, Hong Kong, British Solomon Islands Protectorate and Bermuda census figures are given; for the rest latest available estimates. † The Secretary of State for the Colonies is responsible for the administration of these two territories except in so far as they come within the responsibility of the Government of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.