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Willesden 1960

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Willesden]

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STATISTICS AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS OF AREA
Population estimated, 1960 172,430
Population census, 1951 179,647
Population census, 1931 184,434
Pre-war population, 1938 187,600
Area of the district in acres 4,634 acres
Number of inhabited houses (including flats) 44,023
Rateable value (1st April, 1960) £3,158,771
General rate in the pound for the year 1960/61 19s. 6d.
Product of a penny rate (estimated) £12,900

VITAL STATISTICS

Registered Live Births:MaleFemaleTotal
Legitimate1,6271,5513,178Birth rate per 1,000 estimated resident population
Illegitimate210216426Crude20.9
Total1,8371,7673,604Adjusted19.4
Registered Stillbirths:363874Rate per 1,000 (live and still) births20.1
Death rate per 1,000 estimated resident population
Deaths:8518181,669Crude9.7
Adjusted10.8
Death rate of infants under one year of age:
All infants per 1,000 live births15.0
Legitimate infants per 1,000 legitimate live births15.1
Illegitimate infants per 1,000 illegitimate live births14.1
Death rate of infants under four weeks of age:
All infants per 1,000 live births11.1
Legitimate infants per 1,000 legitimate live births10-7
Illegitimate infants per 1,000 illegitimate live births14.1
Maternal mortality:
Deaths from puerperal causes
Puerperal sepsisNil
Other puerperal causes
Other maternal causes1
Maternal mortality rate.27 per 1,000 live and still births
Deaths from:MalesFemalesTotal
Cancer (all ages)210176386
Measles (all ages)
Whooping cough (all ages)
Diarrhoea (under 2 years of age)112
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