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Hendon 1933

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hendon]

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A feature well worthy of comment is the open spaces which have been
acquired by the Council for the use of the inhabitants of the Borough and all
sections of the community have an open space within reasonable distance of
their residence.
Altogether, excluding Golders Hill Park and the Hampstead Heath
Extension which are controlled by the London County Council, the Hendon
Borough Council maintain over 800 acres of open spaces.
There has been no great increase to the industries of the area during the
year, the majority of the workers of all classes finding their occupation in
The total number of unemployed on the Register at the Hendon Labour
Exchange (excluding Juveniles) at the end of the year was:—Males 1,321,
Females 235
The vital statistics for the area continue to compare very favourably
with those for the country generally, and are an indication of a population
living under good environmental conditions.
The comparisons are set out in Table III., and your attention is drawn
to the comparative figures shown in this table.


(Calculated on the Registrar General's estimated Population ol 127,600).

Live Births.—Total.Male.FemaleBirth Rate per 1,000 of the estimated resident population.
Total.Male.Female.Rate per 1,000 total (live and still) births.
Still Births42231924
Total.Male.Female.Death Rate per 1,000 of the estimated resident population.