Ceylon, high type, brown and mixed

3,568,824

Straits Settlements, brown, mixed and Chinese

570,000

Hong-Kong, Chinese and brown

306,130

North Borneo, mixed brown and Sarawak

700,000

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5,144,954

Of the various races which inhabit these Eastern dependencies the most important are the 2,000,000 Sinhalese and the 954,000 Tamil that make up the greater part of the population of Ceylon. The rest is made up of Arabs, Malays, Chinese (in the Straits Settlements and Hong-Kong), Dyaks, Eurasians and others.