HC Deb 17 May 1934 vol 289 c1955W

asked the Minister of Health if he will state, in tabular form, the general and infantile mortality rates for the whole country for each of the last five years, including, if possible, figures for the year ended 31st March, 1934?


For England and Wales the figures asked for are as stated below. With regard to the figures for Scotland the hon. Member should address an inquiry to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Year. General Death Rate per 1,000 estimated population. Infantile Mortality Rate (viz., deaths under 1 year of age per 1,000 live births).
1929 13.4 74
1930 11.4 60
1931 12.3 66
1932 12.0 65
1933 12.3 64