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Plumstead 1894

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health

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TABLE I.

Summary of Statistics for 1894, compared with Registration London.

Plumstead.London.
1. Area3,388 acres.77,410 acres.
Inhabited houses, June, 18949,329
Number of persons to a house6.2
2. Population—Census, 189152,4364,221,452
Population estimated to the middle of 1894 in method adopted by Registrar General (1)59,2334,349,166
Population estimated for Equalisation of Rates Bill (2)56,810
Total deaths—corrected73677,039
Total births1,910130,552
Natural increase of population1,174
Estimated increase2,160
3. Birth-rate32.2301
Death-rate (1)12.417.8
„ „ (2)12.9
Zymotic death-rate (1)2.062.7
„ „ (2)2.16
Deaths under 1 year to 1000 births (Infantile death-rate.)94143
4. Uncertified deaths (Per cent, of total deaths.)3.60.8
Deaths from violence19
Inquest cases35
5. Death-rate, 189215.220.3
„ „ 189317.521.3
„ „ 1894 (1)12.417.8
„ „ (2)12.9
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