Rum Production Statistics
 
 
1770 Rum Production 
Statistics
Domestic Rum Production(gals.)
Overseas Rum Exports(gals.)
Production per Person (gals.)
% of Total Domestic Rum Production
% of Total Overseas 
Exports 
 
Massachusetts
2,059,000
584,000
8.75***
42.8%
62.4%
Rhode Island
814,000
183,000
13.99 ***
16.9%
19.5%
Total 
2,873,000*
767,000**
22.74
59.7%
81.9%
*Total domestic rum production for the 13 colonies in 1770 was 4,807,000 gallons.

**Total overseas rum exportation in 1770 was 935,000 gallons.

***The population of Massachusetts in 1770 was 235,308, while Rhode Islands population was 58,196.
      Production per person = Domestic Rum Production/State Population.

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