Decennial Cause of Death by Age

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Data for 01 Jan 1881 to 31 Dec 1890 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (RG 1880s DS definition) Under 5 years 5 to 9 10 to 14 15 to 19 20 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 to 74 75 and up
Small-pox 8 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 10 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 1,537 Show data context 180 Show data context 18 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 11 Show data context 9 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 387 Show data context 159 Show data context 38 Show data context 12 Show data context 11 Show data context 17 Show data context 8 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 720 Show data context 519 Show data context 117 Show data context 40 Show data context 16 Show data context 23 Show data context 14 Show data context 9 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,923 Show data context 62 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 161 Show data context 126 Show data context 148 Show data context 180 Show data context 187 Show data context 224 Show data context 120 Show data context 63 Show data context 48 Show data context 28 Show data context 5 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 54 Show data context 24 Show data context 10 Show data context 10 Show data context 11 Show data context 12 Show data context 18 Show data context 14 Show data context 10 Show data context 14 Show data context 7 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,110 Show data context 25 Show data context 5 Show data context 11 Show data context 36 Show data context 59 Show data context 46 Show data context 41 Show data context 62 Show data context 123 Show data context 192 Show data context
Cholera 24 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 18 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 11 Show data context 21 Show data context 110 Show data context 364 Show data context 768 Show data context 1,096 Show data context 1,069 Show data context 461 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 1,134 Show data context 81 Show data context 44 Show data context 32 Show data context 19 Show data context 24 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 343 Show data context 158 Show data context 260 Show data context 920 Show data context 1,490 Show data context 3,157 Show data context 2,461 Show data context 1,551 Show data context 790 Show data context 307 Show data context 43 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,356 Show data context 241 Show data context 139 Show data context 97 Show data context 68 Show data context 96 Show data context 42 Show data context 36 Show data context 27 Show data context 20 Show data context 8 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 4,491 Show data context 284 Show data context 174 Show data context 210 Show data context 193 Show data context 496 Show data context 834 Show data context 1,147 Show data context 1,790 Show data context 2,557 Show data context 2,083 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 94 Show data context 82 Show data context 108 Show data context 180 Show data context 175 Show data context 495 Show data context 890 Show data context 1,372 Show data context 2,121 Show data context 3,035 Show data context 2,107 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 7,649 Show data context 491 Show data context 100 Show data context 159 Show data context 199 Show data context 526 Show data context 752 Show data context 982 Show data context 1,582 Show data context 2,503 Show data context 2,568 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,688 Show data context 129 Show data context 102 Show data context 91 Show data context 121 Show data context 336 Show data context 515 Show data context 687 Show data context 913 Show data context 982 Show data context 601 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 83 Show data context 43 Show data context 28 Show data context 61 Show data context 63 Show data context 207 Show data context 328 Show data context 408 Show data context 536 Show data context 661 Show data context 387 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 7 Show data context 13 Show data context 34 Show data context 42 Show data context 70 Show data context 43 Show data context 48 Show data context 16 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 17 Show data context 84 Show data context 212 Show data context 105 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 20 Show data context 50 Show data context 148 Show data context 135 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 698 Show data context 134 Show data context 95 Show data context 181 Show data context 216 Show data context 379 Show data context 346 Show data context 362 Show data context 321 Show data context 275 Show data context 192 Show data context
Other Causes 7,884 Show data context 206 Show data context 195 Show data context 232 Show data context 216 Show data context 457 Show data context 486 Show data context 597 Show data context 866 Show data context 1,962 Show data context 5,875 Show data context
Data for 01 Jan 1891 to 31 Dec 1900 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (RG 1880s DS definition) Under 5 years 5 to 9 10 to 14 15 to 19 20 to 24 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 65 to 74 75 and up
Small-pox 10 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Measles 1,838 Show data context 190 Show data context 19 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 7 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 287 Show data context 139 Show data context 37 Show data context 18 Show data context 20 Show data context 13 Show data context 11 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 727 Show data context 561 Show data context 124 Show data context 41 Show data context 15 Show data context 24 Show data context 14 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,893 Show data context 54 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 94 Show data context 126 Show data context 136 Show data context 168 Show data context 169 Show data context 219 Show data context 140 Show data context 59 Show data context 34 Show data context 16 Show data context 2 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 13 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 3,343 Show data context 28 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 15 Show data context 48 Show data context 42 Show data context 40 Show data context 60 Show data context 140 Show data context 193 Show data context
Cholera 143 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context
Cancer 20 Show data context 11 Show data context 10 Show data context 15 Show data context 38 Show data context 140 Show data context 512 Show data context 1,096 Show data context 1,537 Show data context 1,619 Show data context 779 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 1,045 Show data context 68 Show data context 41 Show data context 29 Show data context 31 Show data context 44 Show data context 31 Show data context 22 Show data context 11 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Phthisis 239 Show data context 112 Show data context 255 Show data context 839 Show data context 1,429 Show data context 2,995 Show data context 2,305 Show data context 1,465 Show data context 777 Show data context 266 Show data context 44 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,347 Show data context 268 Show data context 179 Show data context 157 Show data context 137 Show data context 156 Show data context 111 Show data context 75 Show data context 37 Show data context 28 Show data context 9 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 3,995 Show data context 251 Show data context 151 Show data context 184 Show data context 163 Show data context 424 Show data context 761 Show data context 1,189 Show data context 1,783 Show data context 2,499 Show data context 2,222 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 167 Show data context 119 Show data context 166 Show data context 203 Show data context 210 Show data context 617 Show data context 996 Show data context 1,575 Show data context 2,545 Show data context 3,439 Show data context 2,427 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 6,924 Show data context 395 Show data context 107 Show data context 129 Show data context 175 Show data context 517 Show data context 734 Show data context 1,062 Show data context 1,793 Show data context 2,844 Show data context 3,113 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 2,512 Show data context 143 Show data context 106 Show data context 154 Show data context 169 Show data context 347 Show data context 514 Show data context 705 Show data context 915 Show data context 856 Show data context 570 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 69 Show data context 35 Show data context 34 Show data context 42 Show data context 62 Show data context 209 Show data context 400 Show data context 531 Show data context 668 Show data context 805 Show data context 586 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 12 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 9 Show data context 24 Show data context 36 Show data context 70 Show data context 45 Show data context 39 Show data context 46 Show data context 19 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 12 Show data context 71 Show data context 165 Show data context 94 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 11 Show data context 56 Show data context 196 Show data context 162 Show data context 11 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 882 Show data context 158 Show data context 108 Show data context 190 Show data context 244 Show data context 430 Show data context 447 Show data context 472 Show data context 366 Show data context 291 Show data context 247 Show data context
Other Causes 9,148 Show data context 205 Show data context 195 Show data context 291 Show data context 357 Show data context 726 Show data context 808 Show data context 929 Show data context 1,370 Show data context 3,005 Show data context 7,863 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 - 1900 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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1881 - 1900 Robert Woods (Department of Geography, University of Liverpool). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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Cause of Death as reported by the Registrar General's Decennial Supplements for 1881-90 and 1891-1900, cross-tabulated by age.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Hampshire RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Decennial Cause of Death by Age, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10107350/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 22nd May 2019