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 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 386 Show data context 61 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 324 Show data context 154 Show data context 19 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diphtheria 183 Show data context 162 Show data context 43 Show data context 16 Show data context 10 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 712 Show data context 19 Show data context 2 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
Typhus 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 36 Show data context 50 Show data context 33 Show data context 44 Show data context 41 Show data context 51 Show data context 47 Show data context 36 Show data context 30 Show data context 17 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 8 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 647 Show data context 10 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 14 Show data context 11 Show data context 18 Show data context 46 Show data context 90 Show data context 153 Show data context
Cholera 4 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 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 49 Show data context 149 Show data context 354 Show data context 479 Show data context 547 Show data context 232 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 316 Show data context 14 Show data context 14 Show data context 8 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 122 Show data context 78 Show data context 123 Show data context 313 Show data context 436 Show data context 958 Show data context 627 Show data context 444 Show data context 309 Show data context 131 Show data context 23 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 410 Show data context 118 Show data context 75 Show data context 45 Show data context 27 Show data context 37 Show data context 22 Show data context 16 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,846 Show data context 131 Show data context 95 Show data context 68 Show data context 82 Show data context 176 Show data context 265 Show data context 385 Show data context 674 Show data context 1,236 Show data context 1,098 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 31 Show data context 40 Show data context 56 Show data context 71 Show data context 66 Show data context 179 Show data context 285 Show data context 484 Show data context 1,006 Show data context 1,602 Show data context 1,220 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 3,037 Show data context 206 Show data context 59 Show data context 66 Show data context 72 Show data context 201 Show data context 281 Show data context 462 Show data context 903 Show data context 1,415 Show data context 1,502 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 709 Show data context 69 Show data context 49 Show data context 69 Show data context 63 Show data context 102 Show data context 195 Show data context 295 Show data context 498 Show data context 584 Show data context 332 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 54 Show data context 20 Show data context 13 Show data context 23 Show data context 30 Show data context 67 Show data context 110 Show data context 128 Show data context 219 Show data context 311 Show data context 226 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 17 Show data context 26 Show data context 30 Show data context 15 Show data context 19 Show data context 13 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 38 Show data context 106 Show data context 66 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 3 Show data context 28 Show data context 66 Show data context 89 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 305 Show data context 101 Show data context 73 Show data context 90 Show data context 80 Show data context 145 Show data context 176 Show data context 202 Show data context 191 Show data context 167 Show data context 136 Show data context
Other Causes 3,524 Show data context 92 Show data context 72 Show data context 92 Show data context 89 Show data context 168 Show data context 213 Show data context 258 Show data context 440 Show data context 1,144 Show data context 3,417 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 356 Show data context 43 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 155 Show data context 61 Show data context 16 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 273 Show data context 171 Show data context 52 Show data context 8 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 589 Show data context 15 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 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 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 16 Show data context 16 Show data context 25 Show data context 29 Show data context 36 Show data context 34 Show data context 34 Show data context 13 Show data context 12 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 568 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 20 Show data context 54 Show data context 76 Show data context
Cholera 11 Show data context 1 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 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 10 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 10 Show data context 6 Show data context 47 Show data context 143 Show data context 375 Show data context 635 Show data context 711 Show data context 363 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 299 Show data context 21 Show data context 9 Show data context 15 Show data context 11 Show data context 17 Show data context 10 Show data context 9 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 65 Show data context 41 Show data context 78 Show data context 259 Show data context 350 Show data context 734 Show data context 544 Show data context 348 Show data context 244 Show data context 108 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 360 Show data context 89 Show data context 66 Show data context 46 Show data context 50 Show data context 39 Show data context 37 Show data context 18 Show data context 14 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,410 Show data context 94 Show data context 58 Show data context 53 Show data context 52 Show data context 129 Show data context 220 Show data context 345 Show data context 672 Show data context 1,110 Show data context 968 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 40 Show data context 50 Show data context 69 Show data context 60 Show data context 61 Show data context 172 Show data context 283 Show data context 486 Show data context 1,112 Show data context 1,792 Show data context 1,413 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 2,438 Show data context 117 Show data context 31 Show data context 47 Show data context 54 Show data context 156 Show data context 275 Show data context 399 Show data context 684 Show data context 1,272 Show data context 1,426 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 905 Show data context 58 Show data context 31 Show data context 63 Show data context 54 Show data context 94 Show data context 180 Show data context 255 Show data context 372 Show data context 424 Show data context 304 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 39 Show data context 13 Show data context 10 Show data context 26 Show data context 21 Show data context 67 Show data context 97 Show data context 143 Show data context 243 Show data context 362 Show data context 270 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 16 Show data context 16 Show data context 20 Show data context 22 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 23 Show data context 68 Show data context 31 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 7 Show data context 22 Show data context 86 Show data context 85 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 276 Show data context 105 Show data context 60 Show data context 90 Show data context 63 Show data context 142 Show data context 147 Show data context 187 Show data context 189 Show data context 192 Show data context 127 Show data context
Other Causes 3,224 Show data context 85 Show data context 81 Show data context 130 Show data context 89 Show data context 258 Show data context 292 Show data context 459 Show data context 590 Show data context 1,430 Show data context 3,589 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, Shropshire 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/10024948/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 25th June 2022