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Assorted Statistics

Bombay's population growth

Tracking the city's population from an estimate made in 1661 to the census of 1991. Includes a table and a graph [4.4 kbytes].

Bombay's population density

A sequence of maps showing changes in population density in different parts of the city over the 100 years from 1881 to 1981.

The 1991 Census

Some points of comparison between the major Indian cities. You have a choice of two formats: graphics or text.

Mortality rates

Changes in raw mortality rates in Mumbai from 1900 to 1970. Over this period large strides were made in health care.

HIV/AIDS incidence rates

The incidence of HIV/AIDS in Mumbai is over 1% in the whole population and more than 50% in high risk categories.

Bombay's employment pattern

Changes in the type and geographical distribution of jobs in the city over a 10 year period from 1980 to 1990.

Collapsing buildings

Many buildings in south Bombay are old and in need of repairs. The numbers of such structures which collapse during the monsoon is an indicator of the need for urban renewal.

Bombay's climate

The city's climate is dominated by two factors: the monsoon rainfall and the levelling of temperatures by the sea.

Traffic accident rates

Traffic accident rates are rather high in Mumbai, according to statistics released by the police department.

Crime rates

According to statistics from the Mumbai police department, crime rates in the city refuse to come down.

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