§ 62. Sir John Birchall
asked the Minister of Health the latest figures of the birth rate in the following cases: schoolmasters, clergymen, professional men, and skilled and unskilled wage earners?
§ Sir K. Wood
The Registrar-General's report upon occupational birth rates in 1931 is not yet complete; and certain advance figures only can be given. As they involve a tabular statement, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate the statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the statement:
|ENGLAND AND WALES.|
|Occupational Birth Rates, 1931.|
|Crude live birth rate per 1,000 Married Males under 55 years of age.|
|All Married Males (including unoccupied) under 55 years of age.||95.9|
|Clergymen (Anglican Church).||70.5|
|Teachers (not Music Teachers).||59.9|
|Professional Occupations (excluding clerical staff).||73.5|
|Social Class III, Skilled Workers.||95.3|
|Social Class V, Unskilled Workers.||122.2|