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Acton 1902

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]

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Population—The population calculated to middle of 1902 was
44,565.
The number of inhabited houses was 7,392, and uninhabited 213.

The following table shows the number of the population and the inhabited houses at the five preceding censuses:—

Year.Inhabited Houses.Population.
18616103,151
18711,5688,306
18812,84417,110
18914,08424,207
19016,11437,744
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The increase of population by excess of births over deaths during
the year amounted to 643, as against 692 in 1901.
Birth Rate.— During the year 1902 there were 1,242 births
registered. The birth rate per 1,000 persons living was 27.8. The
London birth rate was 28.5.

The following table shows the births since 1890:—

Year.Number of Births.
1890704
1891772
1892763
1893831
1894834
1895874
1896894
1897973
1898995
18991,068
19001,080
19011,211
19021,242
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DEATH RATE.
General Mortality. —There were 593 deaths registered. The
recorded general death rate was 13.4 per 1,000 of the population. The
London death rate was 17.2.


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