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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 713 Show data context 116 Show data context 14 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 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 314 Show data context 163 Show data context 42 Show data context 12 Show data context 13 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 204 Show data context 204 Show data context 51 Show data context 22 Show data context 10 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,546 Show data context 35 Show data context 5 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 0 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 27 Show data context 53 Show data context 50 Show data context 92 Show data context 86 Show data context 85 Show data context 51 Show data context 41 Show data context 26 Show data context 16 Show data context 4 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 25 Show data context 18 Show data context 10 Show data context 11 Show data context 8 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 19 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 902 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 21 Show data context 14 Show data context 14 Show data context 39 Show data context 80 Show data context 90 Show data context
Cholera 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Cancer 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 10 Show data context 33 Show data context 176 Show data context 372 Show data context 612 Show data context 636 Show data context 296 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 493 Show data context 47 Show data context 42 Show data context 36 Show data context 20 Show data context 19 Show data context 10 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 378 Show data context 70 Show data context 193 Show data context 593 Show data context 767 Show data context 1,137 Show data context 797 Show data context 746 Show data context 667 Show data context 308 Show data context 39 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 659 Show data context 159 Show data context 103 Show data context 105 Show data context 47 Show data context 74 Show data context 37 Show data context 28 Show data context 16 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 2,483 Show data context 148 Show data context 94 Show data context 126 Show data context 111 Show data context 202 Show data context 285 Show data context 487 Show data context 902 Show data context 1,691 Show data context 1,380 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 42 Show data context 35 Show data context 69 Show data context 71 Show data context 87 Show data context 161 Show data context 287 Show data context 515 Show data context 1,046 Show data context 1,765 Show data context 1,249 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 4,336 Show data context 253 Show data context 67 Show data context 76 Show data context 99 Show data context 216 Show data context 310 Show data context 536 Show data context 1,078 Show data context 1,712 Show data context 1,549 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 991 Show data context 97 Show data context 58 Show data context 77 Show data context 61 Show data context 141 Show data context 183 Show data context 287 Show data context 486 Show data context 699 Show data context 387 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 43 Show data context 15 Show data context 16 Show data context 33 Show data context 41 Show data context 72 Show data context 95 Show data context 154 Show data context 238 Show data context 358 Show data context 273 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 24 Show data context 33 Show data context 46 Show data context 24 Show data context 29 Show data context 8 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 27 Show data context 84 Show data context 60 Show data context 4 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 14 Show data context 43 Show data context 95 Show data context 94 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 261 Show data context 100 Show data context 80 Show data context 173 Show data context 131 Show data context 187 Show data context 184 Show data context 159 Show data context 153 Show data context 146 Show data context 106 Show data context
Other Causes 6,265 Show data context 137 Show data context 114 Show data context 123 Show data context 128 Show data context 210 Show data context 262 Show data context 332 Show data context 601 Show data context 1,714 Show data context 5,586 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 5 Show data context 2 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 534 Show data context 66 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 217 Show data context 101 Show data context 50 Show data context 20 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 225 Show data context 172 Show data context 53 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,169 Show data context 22 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 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
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 20 Show data context 25 Show data context 34 Show data context 61 Show data context 58 Show data context 72 Show data context 38 Show data context 29 Show data context 24 Show data context 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,162 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 11 Show data context 7 Show data context 16 Show data context 31 Show data context 68 Show data context 92 Show data context
Cholera 34 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 4 Show data context
Cancer 11 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 15 Show data context 9 Show data context 56 Show data context 192 Show data context 466 Show data context 816 Show data context 845 Show data context 497 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 399 Show data context 20 Show data context 24 Show data context 15 Show data context 12 Show data context 25 Show data context 22 Show data context 12 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 138 Show data context 50 Show data context 120 Show data context 376 Show data context 567 Show data context 995 Show data context 683 Show data context 551 Show data context 464 Show data context 196 Show data context 21 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 463 Show data context 140 Show data context 90 Show data context 79 Show data context 57 Show data context 80 Show data context 61 Show data context 42 Show data context 32 Show data context 14 Show data context 5 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,895 Show data context 110 Show data context 74 Show data context 98 Show data context 77 Show data context 177 Show data context 241 Show data context 440 Show data context 831 Show data context 1,511 Show data context 1,324 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 32 Show data context 42 Show data context 65 Show data context 69 Show data context 80 Show data context 156 Show data context 246 Show data context 500 Show data context 1,190 Show data context 1,880 Show data context 1,321 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 3,385 Show data context 193 Show data context 68 Show data context 81 Show data context 76 Show data context 214 Show data context 295 Show data context 512 Show data context 1,037 Show data context 1,594 Show data context 1,615 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,129 Show data context 64 Show data context 67 Show data context 79 Show data context 74 Show data context 119 Show data context 149 Show data context 253 Show data context 402 Show data context 526 Show data context 388 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 55 Show data context 19 Show data context 14 Show data context 27 Show data context 26 Show data context 81 Show data context 124 Show data context 164 Show data context 269 Show data context 410 Show data context 296 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 12 Show data context 25 Show data context 28 Show data context 27 Show data context 21 Show data context 10 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 17 Show data context 67 Show data context 44 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 41 Show data context 122 Show data context 101 Show data context 12 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 316 Show data context 101 Show data context 57 Show data context 112 Show data context 156 Show data context 206 Show data context 215 Show data context 158 Show data context 153 Show data context 147 Show data context 133 Show data context
Other Causes 5,412 Show data context 113 Show data context 123 Show data context 164 Show data context 115 Show data context 318 Show data context 355 Show data context 444 Show data context 706 Show data context 1,869 Show data context 5,115 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, Cornwall 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/10001110/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 06th August 2020