Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
Report on the sanitary condition of the Borough of Bermondsey for the year 1932
The area of the Borough (exclusive of area covered by water)
is 1,336 acres.
The number of inhabited houses at the end of 1932 according
to the Rate Books was 18,711.
The rateable value of the Borough on the 31st December,
1932 was £871,361, the product of a penny rate being £3,415.
|Census||Estimate of Registrar General|
|1921||1931||to 30th June, 1931||to 30th June, 1932|
The total number of births belonging to the Borough
registered during 1932 was 1831, consisting of 961 males and
870 females. The number for 1931 was 1,958.
The birth rate for 1932 was 16.6 per 1,000 persons living,
compared with 17.4 for 1931.