The healthiness of the New Zealand climate in all parts is attested by the death-rate, which, varying (1896-1906) from 9 to 10.50 per 1000, is the lightest in the world.
Notwithstanding the healthiness of the climate, the death-rate is high, especially in the large cities.
At this time also the maiddn, the park of Calcutta, was formed; and the healthiness of its position induced the European inhabitants gradually to shift their dwellings eastward, and to occupy what is now the Chowringhee quarter.
The village, as it was then, had a reputation for healthiness through its gravel soil and pure atmosphere.
To represent the standard of perfect healthiness and exemption from injury due to insects, or drought, or any other causes, one hundred is taken.
Above the sea, and is celebrated for its agreeable temperature, and also for its healthiness in spite of prevailing unsanitary conditions.
It is also noted for its healthiness and possesses a large sanatorium much frequented by convalescents from Rio de Janeiro during the hot season.
They had probably much to do with the relative healthiness of this district in early times.