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Ilford 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Ilford]

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SECTION A.
STATISTICS AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS OF THE AREA.
(Land and Inland )
Area (in Acres) ( Water 8,404 ) 8.411
(Tidal Water ... 7 )
Population (Census 1921) 85,194
„ (Census 1931) 131,061
„ (Census 1951) 184,706
Registrar-General's Estimate of resident Population:-
June 30th 1958 179,000
„ 1959 178,600
„ 1960 178,520
„ 1961 177.760
Number of inhabited houses (April 1st, 1961) according to Rate Books (approx,) 52,808
Rateable Value — April 1st, 1961 (Houses and Land) £3,100,813
Sum represented by a penny rate, April 1st, 1961 (approx.) £12,780
1960-61 1961-62
Combined Rate (all services) 21s.4d. 23s.0d.
in the £ in the £

The following figures as to unemployment were supplied by the Ministry of Labour:-

MalesFemales
As at December, 196046474
As at December, 196141169
19611960
Live Births2,5332,512
Live Birth rate per 1,000 population — Crude rate14.2514.07
— Adjusted rate14.2514.07
Illegitimate Live Births per cent of total live births3.793.78
Stillbirths4037
Stillbirth rate per 1,000 total live and stillbirths15.5514.52
Total Live and Stillbirths2,5732,549
Infant deaths (under 1 year)4044
Total infant deaths per 1,000 total live births15.7917.51
Legitimate „ „ „ legitimate15.1818.20
Illegitimate „ „ „ illegitimate„31.250.00
Neo-natal mortality rate per 1,000 live births (first four weeks)12.2415.13
Early Neo-natal mortality rate per 1,000 total live births (under one week)10.6613.14
Perinatal mortality rate (stillbirths and deaths under on combined per 1,000 total live and stillbirths)26.0427.46
Maternal deaths (including abortion)11
Maternal mortality rate per 1,000 live and stillbirths0.390.39
Deaths (all causes)2.0651,970
Death rate per 1,000 population — Crude rate11.6211.04
— Adjusted rate11.5011.26
Percentage of total deaths occurring in public institutions52.9548.08
Deaths from Cancer (all ages)401400
" Measles (all ages)1Nil
Whooping Cough (all ages)NilNil
* Diarrhoea (under 2 years of age)Nil2
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