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 Walthamstow]
It will be seen that a gradual decline has taken place in
unemployment during the year.
£89,863 less unemployment benefit was paid during the
vear 1933 as asainst 1932.
Mr. Dempsey states that the following were the registrations at the Juvenile Employment Bureau:—
|Insured (over 16 years)||548||524||1,072|
|Not insured (under 16 years)||512||570||1,082|
|Total Registrations, 1933||2,266||1,907||4,173|
Parks and Recreation Grounds.—No change since 1931,
except that the laying-out of a new sports ground, having an area
of 52 acres, at Low Hall Farm has been commenced.
Extracts from Vital Statistics.—The Registrar-General's mid-year, 1933, estimate of population (viz. 135,600) has been used for the calculation of all vital statistics:—
|Live Births||Legitimate||1,624||782||842||Birth rate per 1,000 of the estimated resident population||12.3|
|Stillbirths||65||Rate per 1,000 total (live and still) births||37.4|
|Deaths||1357||Death rate per 1,000 of the estimated resident population||10.0|
|Deaths from puerperal causes:—|
|Deaths||Rate per 1,000 (live and still) births|
|Other Puerperal Causes||2||1.1|