Modern history

APPENDIX THREE

Estimated StatisticsI

I. CARRIERS

COUNTRY

VOYAGES

SLAVES TRANSPORTED

Portugal (including Brazil)

30,000

4,650,000

Spain (including Cuba)

4,000

1,600,000

France (including West Indies)

4,200

1,250,000

Holland

2,000

500,000

Britain

12,000

2,600,000

British North America, U.S.

1,500

300,000

Denmark

250

50,000

Other

250

50,000

TOTAL

54,200

11,000,000

II. SLAVES DELIVERED TO

Brazil

4,000,000

Spanish empire (including Cuba)

2,500,000

British West Indies

2,000,000

French West Indies (including Cayenne)

1,600,000

British North America & U.S.

500,000

Dutch West Indies (including Surinam)

500,000

Danish West Indies

28,000

Europe (including Portugal, Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores, etc.)

200,000

TOTAL

11,328,000

III. ORIGINS

Senegambia (in Arguin), Sierra Leone

2,000,000

Windward Coast

250,000

Ivory Coast

250,000

Gold Coast (Ashanti)

1,500,000

Slave Coast (Dahomey, Adra, Oyo)

2,000,000

Benin to Calabar

2,000,000

Cameroons/Gabon

250,000

Loango

750,000

Congo/Angola

3,000,000

Mozambique/Madagascar

1,000,000

TOTAL LEAVING AFRICAN PORTS

13,000,000

IV. LABOR

(First employment in the Americas)

Sugar plantations

6,000,000

Coffee plantations

2,000,000

Mines

1,000,000

Domestic labor

1,000,000

Cotton fields

500,000

Cocoa fields

250,000

Building

250,000

TOTAL

11,000,000


I For sources see Notes.

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