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 0 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 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 646 Show data context 42 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 251 Show data context 100 Show data context 16 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 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 106 Show data context 55 Show data context 15 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 644 Show data context 12 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 17 Show data context 22 Show data context 24 Show data context 36 Show data context 39 Show data context 54 Show data context 37 Show data context 21 Show data context 27 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 9 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 433 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 12 Show data context 16 Show data context 25 Show data context 54 Show data context 68 Show data context
Cholera 13 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 9 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
Cancer 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 34 Show data context 123 Show data context 224 Show data context 249 Show data context 203 Show data context 53 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 250 Show data context 23 Show data context 16 Show data context 16 Show data context 12 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 109 Show data context 81 Show data context 144 Show data context 473 Show data context 538 Show data context 936 Show data context 725 Show data context 479 Show data context 295 Show data context 123 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 491 Show data context 137 Show data context 71 Show data context 51 Show data context 39 Show data context 26 Show data context 14 Show data context 11 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 2,432 Show data context 169 Show data context 82 Show data context 68 Show data context 45 Show data context 110 Show data context 148 Show data context 259 Show data context 483 Show data context 669 Show data context 335 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 12 Show data context 28 Show data context 51 Show data context 65 Show data context 67 Show data context 145 Show data context 282 Show data context 380 Show data context 713 Show data context 694 Show data context 279 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 2,864 Show data context 200 Show data context 49 Show data context 52 Show data context 68 Show data context 226 Show data context 316 Show data context 488 Show data context 777 Show data context 978 Show data context 585 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 702 Show data context 55 Show data context 28 Show data context 37 Show data context 36 Show data context 81 Show data context 139 Show data context 231 Show data context 261 Show data context 271 Show data context 109 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 24 Show data context 12 Show data context 13 Show data context 9 Show data context 27 Show data context 64 Show data context 83 Show data context 101 Show data context 132 Show data context 155 Show data context 84 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 22 Show data context 25 Show data context 21 Show data context 13 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 29 Show data context 66 Show data context 33 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 2 Show data context 21 Show data context 63 Show data context 43 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 130 Show data context 46 Show data context 42 Show data context 54 Show data context 52 Show data context 118 Show data context 145 Show data context 143 Show data context 112 Show data context 73 Show data context 43 Show data context
Other Causes 2,474 Show data context 74 Show data context 67 Show data context 77 Show data context 64 Show data context 149 Show data context 183 Show data context 182 Show data context 294 Show data context 562 Show data context 1,094 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 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 495 Show data context 31 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 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 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 164 Show data context 75 Show data context 17 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 164 Show data context 65 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 546 Show data context 14 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 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 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
Enteric Fever 5 Show data context 11 Show data context 22 Show data context 35 Show data context 38 Show data context 55 Show data context 45 Show data context 24 Show data context 12 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 2 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 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 485 Show data context 4 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 9 Show data context 24 Show data context 61 Show data context 44 Show data context
Cholera 17 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Cancer 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 35 Show data context 126 Show data context 281 Show data context 434 Show data context 387 Show data context 94 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 103 Show data context 21 Show data context 11 Show data context 15 Show data context 11 Show data context 17 Show data context 9 Show data context 12 Show data context 1 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 63 Show data context 30 Show data context 81 Show data context 307 Show data context 405 Show data context 643 Show data context 624 Show data context 418 Show data context 244 Show data context 70 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 320 Show data context 79 Show data context 61 Show data context 55 Show data context 28 Show data context 48 Show data context 42 Show data context 33 Show data context 22 Show data context 8 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,373 Show data context 114 Show data context 59 Show data context 45 Show data context 41 Show data context 78 Show data context 149 Show data context 271 Show data context 481 Show data context 662 Show data context 401 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 22 Show data context 29 Show data context 46 Show data context 80 Show data context 45 Show data context 156 Show data context 294 Show data context 454 Show data context 795 Show data context 926 Show data context 333 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 2,372 Show data context 135 Show data context 31 Show data context 42 Show data context 53 Show data context 193 Show data context 320 Show data context 437 Show data context 779 Show data context 953 Show data context 678 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 671 Show data context 50 Show data context 26 Show data context 40 Show data context 47 Show data context 98 Show data context 151 Show data context 189 Show data context 283 Show data context 197 Show data context 108 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 32 Show data context 15 Show data context 10 Show data context 20 Show data context 30 Show data context 75 Show data context 112 Show data context 135 Show data context 166 Show data context 200 Show data context 76 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 12 Show data context 24 Show data context 14 Show data context 7 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 27 Show data context 73 Show data context 23 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 3 Show data context 23 Show data context 72 Show data context 59 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 136 Show data context 38 Show data context 30 Show data context 46 Show data context 41 Show data context 112 Show data context 130 Show data context 142 Show data context 117 Show data context 87 Show data context 37 Show data context
Other Causes 2,057 Show data context 74 Show data context 68 Show data context 96 Show data context 80 Show data context 161 Show data context 224 Show data context 243 Show data context 390 Show data context 723 Show data context 1,123 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, Huddersfield 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/10081762/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 25th June 2022