1911 Census of England and Wales, General Report with Appendices, Table 116: " Proportion of Blind per Million of each Sex in each Age-Group, 1871-1911".

  1871. 1881. 1891. 1901. 1911.
All Ages Males
Females
1,029
876
953
809
874
748
835
725
760
702
Under 5 years Males
Females
189
180
172
161
168
142
151
108
130
112
5—10 Males
Females
291
223
M.   312
F.   263
204
172
214
169
184
146
10—15 Males
Females
401
317
309
272
353
292
250
193
15—20 Males
Females
451
358
449
328
419
322
380
278
296
247
20—25 Males
Females
518
390
491
359
457
321
409
314
357
285
25—35 Males
Females
664
438
M.   800
F.   494
558
374
535
382
417
349
35—45 Males
Females
1,138
595
932
576
857
530
715
502
45—55 Males
Females
1,606
1,013
M.   1,947
F.   1,336
1,470
885
1,320
920
1,203
780
55—65 Males
Females
2,598
2,119
2,474
1,856
2,333
1,731
1,945
1,605
65—75 Males
Females
5,123
4,893
M.   6,897
F.   6,929
4,343
3,962
4,187
3,825
3,864
3,588
75—85 Males
Females
11,785
11,551
9,693
9,967
8,546
8,907
8,082
8,149
85 and upwards Males
Females
21,450
25,810
17,940
19,742
17,806
18,868
17,109
17,329