The lowness of the figures regarding women is to be noticed throughout.
The lowness of the coast causes a series of large lagoons, the chief of which are those of Bages et Sigean, Gruissan, Lapalme and Leucate.
House rent, provisions, clothing, are all very dear, and more than counterbalance the lowness of rates.
Lowness of price has not been the only factor in increasing the rate of consumption.
The rivers are the great highways of communication, but, in consequence of the lowness of the water between October and May, navigation is then only possible for shallow draught stern-wheel steamers and launches.