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 19 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 16 Show data context 28 Show data context 16 Show data context 11 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
Measles 677 Show data context 73 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 799 Show data context 436 Show data context 96 Show data context 26 Show data context 20 Show data context 31 Show data context 12 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 291 Show data context 272 Show data context 111 Show data context 29 Show data context 17 Show data context 15 Show data context 7 Show data context 15 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,434 Show data context 46 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 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Enteric Fever 66 Show data context 96 Show data context 100 Show data context 139 Show data context 83 Show data context 132 Show data context 88 Show data context 47 Show data context 65 Show data context 36 Show data context 11 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 21 Show data context 12 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 15 Show data context 6 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,013 Show data context 29 Show data context 12 Show data context 4 Show data context 13 Show data context 16 Show data context 17 Show data context 27 Show data context 71 Show data context 165 Show data context 242 Show data context
Cholera 23 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context
Cancer 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 7 Show data context 16 Show data context 76 Show data context 283 Show data context 608 Show data context 839 Show data context 849 Show data context 393 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 799 Show data context 63 Show data context 54 Show data context 29 Show data context 25 Show data context 31 Show data context 20 Show data context 7 Show data context 11 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 229 Show data context 164 Show data context 307 Show data context 792 Show data context 982 Show data context 1,767 Show data context 1,188 Show data context 717 Show data context 448 Show data context 185 Show data context 45 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 822 Show data context 234 Show data context 137 Show data context 91 Show data context 66 Show data context 54 Show data context 40 Show data context 23 Show data context 11 Show data context 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 4,604 Show data context 265 Show data context 166 Show data context 153 Show data context 138 Show data context 349 Show data context 477 Show data context 698 Show data context 1,291 Show data context 2,306 Show data context 2,178 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 43 Show data context 41 Show data context 77 Show data context 107 Show data context 75 Show data context 321 Show data context 532 Show data context 810 Show data context 1,460 Show data context 2,300 Show data context 1,789 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 5,764 Show data context 331 Show data context 74 Show data context 124 Show data context 155 Show data context 356 Show data context 505 Show data context 614 Show data context 1,107 Show data context 1,985 Show data context 2,297 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,653 Show data context 144 Show data context 74 Show data context 103 Show data context 87 Show data context 171 Show data context 317 Show data context 445 Show data context 678 Show data context 868 Show data context 547 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 75 Show data context 27 Show data context 23 Show data context 22 Show data context 50 Show data context 111 Show data context 177 Show data context 214 Show data context 306 Show data context 511 Show data context 406 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 8 Show data context 12 Show data context 29 Show data context 59 Show data context 54 Show data context 42 Show data context 40 Show data context 13 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 17 Show data context 55 Show data context 144 Show data context 67 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 14 Show data context 45 Show data context 127 Show data context 133 Show data context 8 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 417 Show data context 183 Show data context 143 Show data context 180 Show data context 161 Show data context 262 Show data context 268 Show data context 255 Show data context 279 Show data context 256 Show data context 263 Show data context
Other Causes 7,275 Show data context 149 Show data context 149 Show data context 165 Show data context 172 Show data context 326 Show data context 379 Show data context 438 Show data context 594 Show data context 1,569 Show data context 5,558 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 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 734 Show data context 64 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 211 Show data context 149 Show data context 35 Show data context 11 Show data context 10 Show data context 13 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 355 Show data context 301 Show data context 74 Show data context 30 Show data context 10 Show data context 12 Show data context 10 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,267 Show data context 36 Show data context 6 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
Typhus 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 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
Enteric Fever 43 Show data context 69 Show data context 82 Show data context 115 Show data context 93 Show data context 153 Show data context 97 Show data context 66 Show data context 54 Show data context 19 Show data context 5 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,284 Show data context 25 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 11 Show data context 32 Show data context 50 Show data context 127 Show data context 220 Show data context
Cholera 173 Show data context 1 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 12 Show data context 19 Show data context 17 Show data context 10 Show data context 5 Show data context
Cancer 13 Show data context 5 Show data context 12 Show data context 18 Show data context 10 Show data context 71 Show data context 320 Show data context 711 Show data context 1,062 Show data context 1,200 Show data context 629 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 566 Show data context 47 Show data context 47 Show data context 36 Show data context 33 Show data context 28 Show data context 33 Show data context 17 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 177 Show data context 103 Show data context 212 Show data context 620 Show data context 783 Show data context 1,279 Show data context 1,017 Show data context 607 Show data context 395 Show data context 176 Show data context 18 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 895 Show data context 195 Show data context 114 Show data context 116 Show data context 80 Show data context 92 Show data context 60 Show data context 27 Show data context 29 Show data context 11 Show data context 5 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 3,752 Show data context 179 Show data context 103 Show data context 128 Show data context 90 Show data context 265 Show data context 433 Show data context 673 Show data context 1,138 Show data context 2,026 Show data context 2,152 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 68 Show data context 43 Show data context 69 Show data context 109 Show data context 109 Show data context 328 Show data context 530 Show data context 825 Show data context 1,578 Show data context 2,539 Show data context 1,961 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 5,152 Show data context 234 Show data context 64 Show data context 82 Show data context 97 Show data context 244 Show data context 415 Show data context 557 Show data context 1,100 Show data context 1,876 Show data context 2,329 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 2,120 Show data context 108 Show data context 64 Show data context 108 Show data context 98 Show data context 186 Show data context 289 Show data context 403 Show data context 546 Show data context 668 Show data context 504 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 80 Show data context 30 Show data context 21 Show data context 27 Show data context 52 Show data context 108 Show data context 149 Show data context 211 Show data context 363 Show data context 560 Show data context 451 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 12 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 26 Show data context 37 Show data context 41 Show data context 40 Show data context 30 Show data context 15 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 11 Show data context 50 Show data context 123 Show data context 66 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 15 Show data context 48 Show data context 162 Show data context 147 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 486 Show data context 184 Show data context 114 Show data context 173 Show data context 182 Show data context 287 Show data context 281 Show data context 247 Show data context 304 Show data context 277 Show data context 222 Show data context
Other Causes 7,174 Show data context 137 Show data context 139 Show data context 198 Show data context 209 Show data context 377 Show data context 503 Show data context 625 Show data context 870 Show data context 2,055 Show data context 6,409 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, Lincolnshire 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/10054771/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 24th October 2021