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 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 17 Show data context 8 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 1,414 Show data context 69 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 871 Show data context 284 Show data context 51 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 11 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 37 Show data context 20 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 925 Show data context 28 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 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 61 Show data context 88 Show data context 94 Show data context 101 Show data context 96 Show data context 136 Show data context 60 Show data context 40 Show data context 17 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 18 Show data context 15 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,645 Show data context 23 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 8 Show data context 17 Show data context 23 Show data context 31 Show data context 61 Show data context 116 Show data context 68 Show data context
Cholera 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 8 Show data context 29 Show data context 115 Show data context 216 Show data context 203 Show data context 113 Show data context 29 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 882 Show data context 31 Show data context 16 Show data context 11 Show data context 4 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 134 Show data context 71 Show data context 91 Show data context 294 Show data context 408 Show data context 761 Show data context 615 Show data context 368 Show data context 195 Show data context 48 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 532 Show data context 62 Show data context 33 Show data context 16 Show data context 22 Show data context 19 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 3,120 Show data context 182 Show data context 79 Show data context 78 Show data context 52 Show data context 153 Show data context 252 Show data context 457 Show data context 679 Show data context 733 Show data context 298 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 23 Show data context 47 Show data context 84 Show data context 82 Show data context 86 Show data context 198 Show data context 352 Show data context 468 Show data context 596 Show data context 477 Show data context 154 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 4,775 Show data context 314 Show data context 68 Show data context 132 Show data context 147 Show data context 429 Show data context 698 Show data context 1,073 Show data context 1,532 Show data context 1,307 Show data context 528 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,217 Show data context 67 Show data context 44 Show data context 50 Show data context 59 Show data context 146 Show data context 198 Show data context 306 Show data context 386 Show data context 244 Show data context 68 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 63 Show data context 32 Show data context 18 Show data context 29 Show data context 22 Show data context 79 Show data context 81 Show data context 104 Show data context 114 Show data context 116 Show data context 34 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 10 Show data context 16 Show data context 21 Show data context 9 Show data context 4 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 40 Show data context 71 Show data context 50 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 7 Show data context 25 Show data context 78 Show data context 81 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 217 Show data context 67 Show data context 57 Show data context 46 Show data context 52 Show data context 115 Show data context 124 Show data context 139 Show data context 139 Show data context 79 Show data context 31 Show data context
Other Causes 3,599 Show data context 83 Show data context 72 Show data context 81 Show data context 68 Show data context 146 Show data context 190 Show data context 234 Show data context 304 Show data context 559 Show data context 926 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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 1,426 Show data context 77 Show data context 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 226 Show data context 101 Show data context 17 Show data context 6 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
Diphtheria 276 Show data context 86 Show data context 19 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 866 Show data context 17 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 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 30 Show data context 43 Show data context 62 Show data context 91 Show data context 78 Show data context 119 Show data context 71 Show data context 43 Show data context 24 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 21 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,965 Show data context 11 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 11 Show data context 20 Show data context 19 Show data context 58 Show data context 85 Show data context 57 Show data context
Cholera 41 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 13 Show data context 33 Show data context 154 Show data context 324 Show data context 405 Show data context 233 Show data context 69 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 662 Show data context 35 Show data context 9 Show data context 13 Show data context 7 Show data context 16 Show data context 19 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 120 Show data context 46 Show data context 67 Show data context 204 Show data context 297 Show data context 608 Show data context 571 Show data context 340 Show data context 161 Show data context 38 Show data context 6 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 482 Show data context 81 Show data context 45 Show data context 36 Show data context 25 Show data context 30 Show data context 21 Show data context 19 Show data context 13 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 2,199 Show data context 143 Show data context 59 Show data context 65 Show data context 61 Show data context 107 Show data context 252 Show data context 480 Show data context 749 Show data context 852 Show data context 300 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 59 Show data context 46 Show data context 81 Show data context 95 Show data context 98 Show data context 209 Show data context 402 Show data context 605 Show data context 834 Show data context 734 Show data context 221 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 4,161 Show data context 241 Show data context 53 Show data context 113 Show data context 124 Show data context 318 Show data context 640 Show data context 960 Show data context 1,330 Show data context 1,264 Show data context 536 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,837 Show data context 74 Show data context 43 Show data context 80 Show data context 80 Show data context 127 Show data context 210 Show data context 276 Show data context 357 Show data context 255 Show data context 75 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 69 Show data context 19 Show data context 24 Show data context 28 Show data context 27 Show data context 90 Show data context 144 Show data context 154 Show data context 183 Show data context 169 Show data context 71 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 6 Show data context 11 Show data context 18 Show data context 19 Show data context 12 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 9 Show data context 66 Show data context 112 Show data context 50 Show data context 2 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 38 Show data context 107 Show data context 97 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 356 Show data context 105 Show data context 65 Show data context 56 Show data context 43 Show data context 121 Show data context 157 Show data context 189 Show data context 141 Show data context 117 Show data context 35 Show data context
Other Causes 3,410 Show data context 63 Show data context 76 Show data context 94 Show data context 86 Show data context 203 Show data context 296 Show data context 342 Show data context 478 Show data context 850 Show data context 977 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, Blackburn 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/10100150/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 13th May 2021