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Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 7, p. 360.


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360 BENGAL
TABLE XVI
STATISTICS OF HOSPITALS, LUNATIC ASYLUMS, AND VACCINATION,
BENGAL
19031
1881. 1891. 1901. 1903. present
area.
Hospitals, Wc.*
Number of civil hospitals
and dispensaries . . 237 283 567 614 375
Average daily number of--
(a) In-patients . . 2,091 2,652 3,456 3,524 2,970
(h) Out-patients .9,395 12,160 25,970 29,227 18,847
Income from-
(a) Government pay-
ments . . Rs. 3,74,773 3,47,445 8,74,616 8,1o,5o0 7,56,740
(b) Local and municipal
payments . Rs. 1,93,402 3,65,384 7,09,911 7,84,440 6,04,858
(c) Fees, endowments,
and other sources
Rs. 3,25,684 2,97,358 6,63,872 9,67,968 6,91,726
Expenditure on-
(a) Establishment . Rs. 4,09,803 4,37,662 8,22,629 8,91,289 7,09,513
(b) Medicines, diet, build-
ings, &c. Rs. 4,02,783 5,20,221 12.50,347 I4,30,758 11,93,019
Ltnaltic Asylzums.
Number of asylums . . 6 6 6 6
Average daily number of-
(a) Criminal lunatics 277 455 517 543 391
(6) Other lunatics . 616 580 469 510 391
Income from-
(a) Govemment pay-
ments . Rs. 87,479 92,i65 1,18,960 1,16,357 91,344
(b) Fees and other sources
Rs. 28,464 27,985 20,556 20,408 19,236
Expenditure on-
(a) Establishment . Rs. 55,633 43,978 45,769 46,649 38,554
(b) Diet, buildings, &c.
Rs. 60,310 76,173 93,747 90,116 72,026
1_80-1. |1890-1. - 1900-1. 1903-4.
lVaccination.t- - ___-- -- --- ; ---
Population among whom
vaccination was carried
on .36,892,735 62,782,913 73,843,197 77,624,647
Number of successful opera-
tions . . . 1,363,925 1,805,096 2,248,015 2,662,477 I
Ratio per I,ooo of popula-
tion . . . 37 28 3 34
Total expenditure on vac-
cination. . . Rs. I,I,o66 1,82,400 1,88,114 2,03,281 i
Cost per successful case Rs. 0-1-3 0-1-7 0-1-4 o--1-2
* The figures for hospitals, &c., include the institutions in Calcutta.
t The figures for vaccination include those for the States of Orissa and Chota Nagpur in wlicl
vaccination is carried on.



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