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 25 Show data context 12 Show data context 11 Show data context 9 Show data context 7 Show data context 17 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 274 Show data context 31 Show data context 3 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 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 193 Show data context 82 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 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 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 16 Show data context 6 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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 244 Show data context 7 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
Typhus 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 25 Show data context 28 Show data context 22 Show data context 20 Show data context 20 Show data context 26 Show data context 17 Show data context 11 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 13 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 370 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 13 Show data context 17 Show data context 15 Show data context
Cholera 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 11 Show data context 32 Show data context 55 Show data context 59 Show data context 37 Show data context 11 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 420 Show data context 18 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 42 Show data context 44 Show data context 68 Show data context 125 Show data context 163 Show data context 246 Show data context 180 Show data context 98 Show data context 52 Show data context 14 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 152 Show data context 39 Show data context 19 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,033 Show data context 65 Show data context 32 Show data context 24 Show data context 19 Show data context 30 Show data context 59 Show data context 81 Show data context 162 Show data context 194 Show data context 123 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 3 Show data context 11 Show data context 16 Show data context 34 Show data context 21 Show data context 51 Show data context 98 Show data context 126 Show data context 181 Show data context 191 Show data context 71 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 1,284 Show data context 75 Show data context 24 Show data context 21 Show data context 28 Show data context 55 Show data context 78 Show data context 122 Show data context 191 Show data context 261 Show data context 120 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 385 Show data context 30 Show data context 15 Show data context 10 Show data context 15 Show data context 44 Show data context 51 Show data context 80 Show data context 102 Show data context 79 Show data context 19 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 25 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 8 Show data context 17 Show data context 19 Show data context 23 Show data context 37 Show data context 44 Show data context 19 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 11 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 15 Show data context 26 Show data context 20 Show data context 0 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 6 Show data context 13 Show data context 25 Show data context 16 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 59 Show data context 14 Show data context 34 Show data context 59 Show data context 36 Show data context 57 Show data context 75 Show data context 72 Show data context 60 Show data context 39 Show data context 11 Show data context
Other Causes 1,309 Show data context 27 Show data context 26 Show data context 34 Show data context 17 Show data context 41 Show data context 45 Show data context 53 Show data context 120 Show data context 296 Show data context 577 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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 289 Show data context 27 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
Scarlet Fever 109 Show data context 31 Show data context 9 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 60 Show data context 23 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 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 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 248 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 0 Show data context
Typhus 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 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 8 Show data context 15 Show data context 10 Show data context 34 Show data context 24 Show data context 27 Show data context 11 Show data context 14 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 294 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 24 Show data context 17 Show data context
Cholera 7 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 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
Cancer 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 9 Show data context 43 Show data context 93 Show data context 97 Show data context 90 Show data context 29 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 293 Show data context 15 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 35 Show data context 31 Show data context 45 Show data context 101 Show data context 154 Show data context 211 Show data context 142 Show data context 96 Show data context 40 Show data context 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 146 Show data context 45 Show data context 20 Show data context 15 Show data context 18 Show data context 13 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 905 Show data context 51 Show data context 24 Show data context 24 Show data context 15 Show data context 39 Show data context 43 Show data context 107 Show data context 189 Show data context 219 Show data context 121 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 22 Show data context 6 Show data context 19 Show data context 32 Show data context 25 Show data context 58 Show data context 101 Show data context 160 Show data context 227 Show data context 224 Show data context 104 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 1,686 Show data context 83 Show data context 22 Show data context 24 Show data context 32 Show data context 76 Show data context 77 Show data context 126 Show data context 229 Show data context 345 Show data context 213 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 707 Show data context 20 Show data context 17 Show data context 21 Show data context 21 Show data context 42 Show data context 54 Show data context 84 Show data context 104 Show data context 92 Show data context 28 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 10 Show data context 23 Show data context 30 Show data context 30 Show data context 41 Show data context 54 Show data context 16 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 8 Show data context 10 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 10 Show data context 13 Show data context 37 Show data context 17 Show data context 0 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 4 Show data context 15 Show data context 42 Show data context 29 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 84 Show data context 26 Show data context 34 Show data context 43 Show data context 44 Show data context 61 Show data context 71 Show data context 73 Show data context 53 Show data context 38 Show data context 17 Show data context
Other Causes 1,504 Show data context 27 Show data context 23 Show data context 32 Show data context 35 Show data context 56 Show data context 80 Show data context 76 Show data context 132 Show data context 355 Show data context 532 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, Durham PLU/RegD 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/10055945/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 17th January 2022