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East Ham 1949

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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TABLE 1.

AgeMalesFemalesTotal
All ages56,58861,612118,200
0—45,5595,28410,843
5—147.3946,88414,278
15—172.1472,1674,314
18—195841,5932,177
20—243,3194,2717,590
25—3410,16110,28820,449
35—449,7779,50619,283
45—546,9018,05014,951
55—645,5776,68612,263
65—743,6194,7358,354
75—841,4181,8833,301
85 and over132265397
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NOTE.—For females, the age group 55—64 has been sub-divided as follows :—

55—59... 3,486
60—64... 3,200
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The percentage of the total population (East Ham) divided into age-groups as on 31/12/47, was as follows

Under 5 years9.17%
5—-14 years12.07%
15—25 years11.91%
25—45 years33.61%
45—65 years23.02%
65—75 years7.07%
75—85 years2.79%
85 years and over0.33%
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It will thus be seen that on the date given, 9 out of every 100
of the population were under 5 years, 12 were schoolchildren and
10 were 65 years and over.


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