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Acton 1899

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]

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POPULATION.
The number of occupied houses in the Parish in the middle of
1899 amounted to 5,614, and the number of occupants to each house
averaged about six; the population estimated in this way would be
33.684.
The above computation is about correct, and is selected in this
report for the purpose of drawing out the mortality-rates of the Parish.

The following table shows the number of the population and inhabited houses at the four preceding censusefs;—

Year.Inhabited Houses.Population.
1861.6103.151
1871.1,5688,306
1881.2,84417,110
1891.4,08424,207
The number of the population and inhabited houses since 1896.
YearInhabited Houses.Population.
1896.4,90929,454
1897.5,27232,632
18985,42732,562
1899.5,61433,684
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The natural increase of population by excess of births over
deaths during the year, amounted to 459, as against 488 in the
preceding year, and 470 in 1897.
BIRTHS.
During the year 1899 there were 1,068 births registered in the
Parish: of these 535 were males, and 533 were females. The birthrate
per 1,000 persons living was therefore 317.


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