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Walthamstow 1903

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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TABLE III.

All Ages.Under 5 years.Over 5 and under 10.Over 10 and under 15.Over 15 and under 20.Over 20 and under 25.Over 25 and under 35.Over 35 and under 45.Over 45 and under 55.Over 55 and under 65.Over 65 and under 75.75 years and upwards.
England and Wales1,0001291191101009014911485583313
Walthamstow.95,13113,91612,60811,0798,7867,76815,81011,9697,0693,7211,710695
Average Death-rates England and Wales.17.754.73.852.253.44.76.310.6516.7532.761.8153.6
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The following summary of the chief items of sanitary
importance in your district may be given thus :—
Area of Sanitary District in acres 4,355
Population, 1881 Census 21,697
„ 1891 „ 46,346
„ 1901 „ 95,131
,, 1903 Assumed Registrar General 106,290
No. of Persons per house (assumed) 5.89
No. of Persons per acre (exclusive of Sewage Farm and
Reservoirs) 28.8
Total Births registered 3,535
„ Deaths „ of persons belonging to the District 1,178
No. of Deaths of Persons not belonging to this District 10
Natural increase of Population 2,357
Birth-rate per 1,000 of estimated population 3325
Death-rate 11.08
Death-rate corrected for age and sex 11.89
Zymotic Death-rate 1.9
Infantile Mortality Rate (or proportion which deaths under
1 year bear to 1,000 births) 113.7


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