Comparative Numbers Of The Sexes Of Deaf Mutes

In all countries where statistics have been compiled, the number of male

deaf mutes exceeds that of the female. In 1871 there were in Prussia

12,736 male and 10,843 female deaf mutes. In England and Wales in 1883

there were 4,408 male and 3,280 female deaf mutes. In Staffordshire 264

males and 217 females. In Leicestershire 64 males and 50 females. In

Lincolnshire 112 males and 93 females. In Nottinghamshire 96 males and

75 females; and in Derbyshire 121 males and 88 females.