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 5 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
Measles 569 Show data context 52 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 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
Scarlet Fever 120 Show data context 45 Show data context 11 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 354 Show data context 218 Show data context 30 Show data context 10 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 515 Show data context 11 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 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
Enteric Fever 114 Show data context 74 Show data context 69 Show data context 69 Show data context 71 Show data context 112 Show data context 53 Show data context 32 Show data context 25 Show data context 15 Show data context 2 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 30 Show data context 12 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,031 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 9 Show data context 21 Show data context 9 Show data context 15 Show data context 16 Show data context 45 Show data context 35 Show data context
Cholera 9 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 30 Show data context 109 Show data context 216 Show data context 257 Show data context 233 Show data context 90 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 583 Show data context 17 Show data context 11 Show data context 10 Show data context 4 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 86 Show data context 55 Show data context 69 Show data context 210 Show data context 303 Show data context 689 Show data context 651 Show data context 448 Show data context 224 Show data context 78 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 372 Show data context 64 Show data context 33 Show data context 12 Show data context 12 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,460 Show data context 78 Show data context 43 Show data context 60 Show data context 42 Show data context 153 Show data context 251 Show data context 322 Show data context 412 Show data context 585 Show data context 368 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 29 Show data context 28 Show data context 33 Show data context 51 Show data context 47 Show data context 149 Show data context 244 Show data context 361 Show data context 457 Show data context 534 Show data context 316 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 2,481 Show data context 127 Show data context 33 Show data context 36 Show data context 49 Show data context 126 Show data context 209 Show data context 285 Show data context 444 Show data context 646 Show data context 469 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 496 Show data context 27 Show data context 23 Show data context 19 Show data context 36 Show data context 96 Show data context 141 Show data context 188 Show data context 194 Show data context 165 Show data context 86 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 22 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 8 Show data context 18 Show data context 56 Show data context 72 Show data context 100 Show data context 136 Show data context 132 Show data context 60 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 10 Show data context 7 Show data context 17 Show data context 5 Show data context 14 Show data context 4 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 8 Show data context 23 Show data context 62 Show data context 25 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 2 Show data context 12 Show data context 26 Show data context 24 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 239 Show data context 29 Show data context 17 Show data context 38 Show data context 46 Show data context 89 Show data context 72 Show data context 86 Show data context 71 Show data context 51 Show data context 45 Show data context
Other Causes 2,065 Show data context 54 Show data context 38 Show data context 57 Show data context 44 Show data context 116 Show data context 112 Show data context 113 Show data context 189 Show data context 389 Show data context 960 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 0 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
Measles 790 Show data context 54 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 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
Scarlet Fever 103 Show data context 48 Show data context 11 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 270 Show data context 163 Show data context 18 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 571 Show data context 16 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
Typhus 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 65 Show data context 62 Show data context 65 Show data context 55 Show data context 50 Show data context 70 Show data context 53 Show data context 25 Show data context 11 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,499 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 18 Show data context 12 Show data context 18 Show data context 21 Show data context 40 Show data context 48 Show data context
Cholera 80 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 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context
Cancer 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 9 Show data context 37 Show data context 138 Show data context 290 Show data context 333 Show data context 319 Show data context 137 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 415 Show data context 24 Show data context 17 Show data context 6 Show data context 10 Show data context 8 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 68 Show data context 45 Show data context 82 Show data context 203 Show data context 331 Show data context 681 Show data context 603 Show data context 393 Show data context 217 Show data context 56 Show data context 10 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 410 Show data context 83 Show data context 50 Show data context 39 Show data context 31 Show data context 27 Show data context 24 Show data context 12 Show data context 11 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,285 Show data context 84 Show data context 59 Show data context 47 Show data context 36 Show data context 105 Show data context 248 Show data context 329 Show data context 421 Show data context 497 Show data context 378 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 44 Show data context 33 Show data context 38 Show data context 67 Show data context 64 Show data context 195 Show data context 290 Show data context 410 Show data context 592 Show data context 650 Show data context 370 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 2,232 Show data context 111 Show data context 31 Show data context 28 Show data context 38 Show data context 153 Show data context 238 Show data context 316 Show data context 493 Show data context 710 Show data context 630 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 829 Show data context 31 Show data context 29 Show data context 34 Show data context 37 Show data context 86 Show data context 134 Show data context 195 Show data context 218 Show data context 177 Show data context 103 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 24 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 12 Show data context 12 Show data context 60 Show data context 138 Show data context 155 Show data context 178 Show data context 205 Show data context 122 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 9 Show data context 13 Show data context 14 Show data context 15 Show data context 11 Show data context 15 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 29 Show data context 53 Show data context 32 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 24 Show data context 50 Show data context 23 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 295 Show data context 47 Show data context 31 Show data context 49 Show data context 55 Show data context 102 Show data context 120 Show data context 116 Show data context 94 Show data context 81 Show data context 83 Show data context
Other Causes 2,535 Show data context 49 Show data context 45 Show data context 81 Show data context 73 Show data context 171 Show data context 231 Show data context 243 Show data context 326 Show data context 884 Show data context 1,648 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, Portsmouth PLU/PLPar/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/10154984/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 23rd October 2021