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 375 Show data context 85 Show data context 71 Show data context 94 Show data context 110 Show data context 233 Show data context 135 Show data context 75 Show data context 35 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context
Measles 2,140 Show data context 225 Show data context 18 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 909 Show data context 379 Show data context 75 Show data context 33 Show data context 6 Show data context 16 Show data context 11 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 977 Show data context 563 Show data context 124 Show data context 40 Show data context 15 Show data context 23 Show data context 22 Show data context 10 Show data context 9 Show data context 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 3,390 Show data context 130 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 116 Show data context 138 Show data context 164 Show data context 148 Show data context 146 Show data context 186 Show data context 114 Show data context 68 Show data context 58 Show data context 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 27 Show data context 21 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 15 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 3,382 Show data context 30 Show data context 15 Show data context 7 Show data context 8 Show data context 34 Show data context 30 Show data context 25 Show data context 80 Show data context 129 Show data context 244 Show data context
Cholera 80 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 11 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 11 Show data context 7 Show data context 10 Show data context 9 Show data context 11 Show data context 105 Show data context 333 Show data context 709 Show data context 996 Show data context 935 Show data context 439 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 1,411 Show data context 74 Show data context 53 Show data context 25 Show data context 26 Show data context 21 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 452 Show data context 202 Show data context 378 Show data context 799 Show data context 1,003 Show data context 2,121 Show data context 1,986 Show data context 1,299 Show data context 754 Show data context 347 Show data context 56 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,868 Show data context 299 Show data context 135 Show data context 86 Show data context 58 Show data context 75 Show data context 50 Show data context 37 Show data context 41 Show data context 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 5,782 Show data context 419 Show data context 184 Show data context 185 Show data context 155 Show data context 404 Show data context 687 Show data context 959 Show data context 1,535 Show data context 2,529 Show data context 2,075 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 159 Show data context 126 Show data context 183 Show data context 213 Show data context 149 Show data context 446 Show data context 808 Show data context 1,045 Show data context 1,782 Show data context 2,668 Show data context 1,788 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 9,826 Show data context 702 Show data context 147 Show data context 150 Show data context 149 Show data context 538 Show data context 802 Show data context 1,112 Show data context 1,672 Show data context 2,460 Show data context 2,561 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,936 Show data context 160 Show data context 112 Show data context 89 Show data context 94 Show data context 272 Show data context 474 Show data context 613 Show data context 803 Show data context 873 Show data context 520 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 102 Show data context 52 Show data context 28 Show data context 50 Show data context 56 Show data context 140 Show data context 249 Show data context 286 Show data context 373 Show data context 553 Show data context 384 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 12 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 6 Show data context 10 Show data context 34 Show data context 42 Show data context 52 Show data context 56 Show data context 51 Show data context 27 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 13 Show data context 89 Show data context 211 Show data context 121 Show data context 1 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 13 Show data context 48 Show data context 152 Show data context 147 Show data context 10 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 674 Show data context 212 Show data context 149 Show data context 184 Show data context 206 Show data context 331 Show data context 418 Show data context 338 Show data context 329 Show data context 241 Show data context 189 Show data context
Other Causes 10,233 Show data context 242 Show data context 242 Show data context 244 Show data context 183 Show data context 407 Show data context 540 Show data context 572 Show data context 714 Show data context 1,628 Show data context 5,391 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 47 Show data context 13 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 10 Show data context 23 Show data context 16 Show data context 14 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Measles 3,060 Show data context 290 Show data context 19 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 527 Show data context 263 Show data context 74 Show data context 27 Show data context 20 Show data context 24 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 2,367 Show data context 1,328 Show data context 257 Show data context 61 Show data context 21 Show data context 36 Show data context 18 Show data context 11 Show data context 8 Show data context 9 Show data context 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 3,354 Show data context 103 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 95 Show data context 135 Show data context 186 Show data context 234 Show data context 221 Show data context 375 Show data context 198 Show data context 112 Show data context 61 Show data context 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 12 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 6,031 Show data context 45 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 9 Show data context 30 Show data context 28 Show data context 47 Show data context 80 Show data context 165 Show data context 231 Show data context
Cholera 273 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 7 Show data context 15 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context
Cancer 21 Show data context 7 Show data context 11 Show data context 18 Show data context 22 Show data context 138 Show data context 529 Show data context 1,148 Show data context 1,639 Show data context 1,552 Show data context 812 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 1,482 Show data context 70 Show data context 53 Show data context 36 Show data context 20 Show data context 34 Show data context 20 Show data context 7 Show data context 10 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 348 Show data context 171 Show data context 365 Show data context 866 Show data context 1,125 Show data context 2,293 Show data context 2,158 Show data context 1,522 Show data context 829 Show data context 309 Show data context 54 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 2,015 Show data context 409 Show data context 171 Show data context 143 Show data context 97 Show data context 136 Show data context 77 Show data context 77 Show data context 50 Show data context 30 Show data context 14 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 5,853 Show data context 319 Show data context 210 Show data context 175 Show data context 161 Show data context 593 Show data context 1,107 Show data context 1,410 Show data context 1,850 Show data context 2,722 Show data context 2,464 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 285 Show data context 172 Show data context 268 Show data context 264 Show data context 206 Show data context 578 Show data context 1,012 Show data context 1,532 Show data context 2,376 Show data context 3,263 Show data context 2,263 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 11,329 Show data context 552 Show data context 158 Show data context 172 Show data context 218 Show data context 712 Show data context 1,171 Show data context 1,595 Show data context 2,433 Show data context 3,564 Show data context 3,462 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 5,038 Show data context 220 Show data context 125 Show data context 141 Show data context 133 Show data context 319 Show data context 523 Show data context 775 Show data context 873 Show data context 945 Show data context 589 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 109 Show data context 62 Show data context 32 Show data context 47 Show data context 67 Show data context 167 Show data context 305 Show data context 423 Show data context 597 Show data context 732 Show data context 521 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 16 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 32 Show data context 39 Show data context 75 Show data context 33 Show data context 39 Show data context 25 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 19 Show data context 98 Show data context 250 Show data context 124 Show data context 2 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 18 Show data context 75 Show data context 239 Show data context 208 Show data context 17 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 1,236 Show data context 258 Show data context 156 Show data context 226 Show data context 249 Show data context 546 Show data context 520 Show data context 538 Show data context 415 Show data context 311 Show data context 221 Show data context
Other Causes 13,919 Show data context 311 Show data context 278 Show data context 316 Show data context 277 Show data context 647 Show data context 935 Show data context 983 Show data context 1,300 Show data context 2,680 Show data context 6,961 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 - 1900 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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, Essex 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/10214725/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 21st October 2019