Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Southgate]
TABLE A 1.
Vital Statistics for the year 1898 tabulated.
|Estimated Population 14,000.|
|(Last Census 10,970.)|
|Area of District 3,836 acres.|
|Birth rate (per 1000 of the population).||22.1|
|Death-rate (per 1000 of the population).||10.7|
|Infantile death-rate (deaths under 1 year per 1000 births registered).||122|
|Zymotic death rate (per 1000 of the population).||1.9|
|Percentages of Deaths to Total Deaths.||Under 1 year.||24.6|
|Over 65 years.||24 0|
|The seven principal Zymotic diseases.||18.0|
|Other diseases of respiratory organs.||14.0|
The II deaths which occurred at the Metropolitan Asylums Board
Hospital, at Winchmore Hill, are not taken into account in this table.