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Plumstead 1895

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Plumstead]

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TABLE I.

Summary of Statistics for 1895, compared with Registration London.

Plumstead.London.
1.Area3,388 acress77,410 acres
Inhabited houses9,454544,977
Number of persons to a house6.57.7
2.Population, Census 1891—
West Plumstead15,867
East Plumstead36,556
Total52,4364,221,452
Population estimated to June, 30th, 189561,4944,392,346
Total Deaths—Corrected for Public Institutions93085,138
Total Births1866133,715
Natural increase of population93646,778
Estimated increase226143,395
3.Birth rate30.330.5
Death rate15.119.4
Zymotic death rate2.42.6
Deaths under 1 year to 1000 births134165
4.Uncertified deaths per cent. of total deaths3.0
Deaths from violence31
Inquest cases43
5.Death rate, 189317.521.3
„ 189412.417.8
„ 189515.119.4
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