London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Islington 1896

Forty-first annual report on the health and sanitary condition of the Parish of St. Mary, Islington

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Table XVI.Showing the Sexes of the persons who died in 1896.

Registration Sub-Districts.Males.Females.Persons.Death Rates.
Upper Holloway8497641,60315.93
Islington, S.W.1,1189812,09919.16
Islington, S.E.6145711,18517.44
The Parish3,0592,8266,88417.09

The particulars as to the ages at which the deaths occurred are
given in the following table:—

Table XVII. Showing the ages at death at thirteen periods of life, together with similar returns for the three preceding years.

0—1 year1,5951,2291,4161,490
1—5 years9038858031,008
Under 5 years2,4982,1142,2192,498
15—25 „248231231228
25—35 ,,410329333290
35—45 ,,537388461465
45—55 ,,587452607664
55—65 ,,596485561493
65—75 „664541616591
75— 85 ,,436389600385
85—95 „1117210491
95 and upwards3382
All ages6,3915,2636,7606,884

It is a remarkable coincidence that the number of children who
died under five years old was exactly the same as in 1893.