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 171 Show data context 91 Show data context 80 Show data context 96 Show data context 122 Show data context 194 Show data context 116 Show data context 57 Show data context 18 Show data context 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 1,772 Show data context 189 Show data context 23 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 662 Show data context 292 Show data context 58 Show data context 19 Show data context 12 Show data context 22 Show data context 11 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 864 Show data context 632 Show data context 135 Show data context 37 Show data context 19 Show data context 25 Show data context 15 Show data context 8 Show data context 12 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context
Whooping-cough 2,578 Show data context 101 Show data context 8 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 0 Show data context
Typhus 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Enteric Fever 85 Show data context 141 Show data context 184 Show data context 179 Show data context 146 Show data context 194 Show data context 108 Show data context 70 Show data context 56 Show data context 28 Show data context 8 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 39 Show data context 24 Show data context 18 Show data context 12 Show data context 7 Show data context 12 Show data context 10 Show data context 13 Show data context 19 Show data context 18 Show data context 11 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 3,071 Show data context 35 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 13 Show data context 29 Show data context 36 Show data context 28 Show data context 67 Show data context 170 Show data context 236 Show data context
Cholera 75 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
Cancer 18 Show data context 3 Show data context 9 Show data context 13 Show data context 22 Show data context 136 Show data context 421 Show data context 941 Show data context 1,335 Show data context 1,187 Show data context 584 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 1,391 Show data context 97 Show data context 78 Show data context 55 Show data context 24 Show data context 28 Show data context 24 Show data context 12 Show data context 3 Show data context 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
Phthisis 513 Show data context 247 Show data context 407 Show data context 1,007 Show data context 1,362 Show data context 2,770 Show data context 2,298 Show data context 1,556 Show data context 851 Show data context 369 Show data context 67 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,846 Show data context 336 Show data context 208 Show data context 127 Show data context 109 Show data context 107 Show data context 58 Show data context 39 Show data context 33 Show data context 12 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 5,507 Show data context 453 Show data context 274 Show data context 292 Show data context 247 Show data context 557 Show data context 968 Show data context 1,315 Show data context 1,978 Show data context 3,033 Show data context 2,648 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 161 Show data context 127 Show data context 205 Show data context 217 Show data context 223 Show data context 529 Show data context 1,034 Show data context 1,502 Show data context 2,414 Show data context 3,396 Show data context 2,509 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 9,241 Show data context 665 Show data context 155 Show data context 199 Show data context 236 Show data context 517 Show data context 873 Show data context 1,096 Show data context 1,841 Show data context 2,773 Show data context 3,003 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 2,286 Show data context 166 Show data context 125 Show data context 154 Show data context 164 Show data context 352 Show data context 568 Show data context 804 Show data context 1,085 Show data context 1,230 Show data context 758 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 130 Show data context 54 Show data context 44 Show data context 51 Show data context 74 Show data context 206 Show data context 312 Show data context 420 Show data context 593 Show data context 773 Show data context 591 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 16 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 16 Show data context 19 Show data context 49 Show data context 88 Show data context 83 Show data context 63 Show data context 44 Show data context 25 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 21 Show data context 107 Show data context 233 Show data context 144 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 13 Show data context 65 Show data context 166 Show data context 172 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 829 Show data context 206 Show data context 184 Show data context 309 Show data context 341 Show data context 593 Show data context 587 Show data context 525 Show data context 484 Show data context 386 Show data context 286 Show data context
Other Causes 10,382 Show data context 319 Show data context 334 Show data context 335 Show data context 261 Show data context 499 Show data context 655 Show data context 717 Show data context 943 Show data context 2,168 Show data context 7,266 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 137 Show data context 33 Show data context 13 Show data context 13 Show data context 41 Show data context 75 Show data context 57 Show data context 27 Show data context 27 Show data context 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
Measles 1,971 Show data context 184 Show data context 27 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 332 Show data context 190 Show data context 47 Show data context 26 Show data context 15 Show data context 21 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 1,588 Show data context 1,148 Show data context 219 Show data context 60 Show data context 22 Show data context 25 Show data context 28 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 2,264 Show data context 68 Show data context 5 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 0 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 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
Enteric Fever 59 Show data context 101 Show data context 126 Show data context 193 Show data context 175 Show data context 281 Show data context 163 Show data context 78 Show data context 46 Show data context 16 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 4,203 Show data context 28 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 21 Show data context 19 Show data context 35 Show data context 71 Show data context 133 Show data context 239 Show data context
Cholera 123 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 7 Show data context 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 36 Show data context 14 Show data context 15 Show data context 20 Show data context 29 Show data context 154 Show data context 601 Show data context 1,287 Show data context 1,765 Show data context 1,902 Show data context 1,050 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 1,035 Show data context 93 Show data context 83 Show data context 46 Show data context 30 Show data context 40 Show data context 31 Show data context 24 Show data context 21 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 408 Show data context 198 Show data context 367 Show data context 928 Show data context 1,337 Show data context 2,429 Show data context 2,133 Show data context 1,601 Show data context 966 Show data context 427 Show data context 83 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,902 Show data context 447 Show data context 283 Show data context 180 Show data context 141 Show data context 186 Show data context 116 Show data context 73 Show data context 48 Show data context 27 Show data context 12 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 4,373 Show data context 405 Show data context 252 Show data context 269 Show data context 259 Show data context 551 Show data context 878 Show data context 1,196 Show data context 1,891 Show data context 2,697 Show data context 2,714 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 217 Show data context 152 Show data context 221 Show data context 241 Show data context 241 Show data context 601 Show data context 1,032 Show data context 1,726 Show data context 2,630 Show data context 3,815 Show data context 2,999 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 8,228 Show data context 421 Show data context 139 Show data context 196 Show data context 216 Show data context 543 Show data context 782 Show data context 1,165 Show data context 1,995 Show data context 3,191 Show data context 3,880 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 3,457 Show data context 159 Show data context 141 Show data context 173 Show data context 157 Show data context 352 Show data context 575 Show data context 802 Show data context 1,018 Show data context 1,045 Show data context 759 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 81 Show data context 34 Show data context 43 Show data context 53 Show data context 80 Show data context 196 Show data context 324 Show data context 471 Show data context 715 Show data context 976 Show data context 801 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 12 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 10 Show data context 15 Show data context 45 Show data context 75 Show data context 63 Show data context 58 Show data context 55 Show data context 20 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 21 Show data context 78 Show data context 197 Show data context 107 Show data context 5 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 19 Show data context 66 Show data context 243 Show data context 194 Show data context 13 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 932 Show data context 207 Show data context 155 Show data context 316 Show data context 350 Show data context 684 Show data context 760 Show data context 668 Show data context 534 Show data context 375 Show data context 340 Show data context
Other Causes 11,311 Show data context 294 Show data context 324 Show data context 353 Show data context 318 Show data context 733 Show data context 944 Show data context 1,149 Show data context 1,499 Show data context 2,955 Show data context 8,445 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 - 1900 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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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, Kent 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/10134729/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 23rd October 2021