Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
Forty-first annual report on the health and sanitary condition of the Parish of St. Mary, Islington
In the great towns whose populations are greater than that of
Islington the birth-rates were all higher than the rate of this Parish,
and were as follows:—
Birmingham 32.6 per 1,000.
Liverpool 34.9 „
Manchester 33.0 „
Leeds 30.7 „
Sheffield 34.0 „
In the three succeeding Tables full particulars are given as to the
births and birth-rates in the several quarters of the year, to which are
added for comparative purposes the birth-rates that obtained in London
and the 33 great towns.
|Quarter.||Males.||Females.||Total.||Birth Rate.||Birth Bates.|
|1895.||London, 1896.||33 Great Towns, 1896|