Decennial Cause of Death by Age

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Data for 01 Jan 1871 to 31 Dec 1880 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (RG 1870s 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 166 Show data context 52 Show data context 35 Show data context 36 Show data context 43 Show data context 37 Show data context 33 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 674 Show data context 41 Show data context 4 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
Scarlet Fever 1,119 Show data context 418 Show data context 66 Show data context 11 Show data context 8 Show data context 10 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 59 Show data context 29 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 714 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 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 9 Show data context 17 Show data context 16 Show data context 11 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Enteric Fever 121 Show data context 82 Show data context 75 Show data context 97 Show data context 66 Show data context 109 Show data context 74 Show data context 58 Show data context 36 Show data context 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
Simple Cont Fever 58 Show data context 27 Show data context 12 Show data context 11 Show data context 7 Show data context 15 Show data context 10 Show data context 15 Show data context 13 Show data context 10 Show data context 3 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 13 Show data context 29 Show data context 60 Show data context 31 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,292 Show data context 21 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 12 Show data context 18 Show data context 20 Show data context 41 Show data context 71 Show data context 68 Show data context
Cholera 97 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 19 Show data context 72 Show data context 132 Show data context 112 Show data context 74 Show data context 18 Show data context
Scrofula 71 Show data context 12 Show data context 12 Show data context 11 Show data context 9 Show data context 16 Show data context 11 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 490 Show data context 33 Show data context 11 Show data context 20 Show data context 22 Show data context 17 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 143 Show data context 79 Show data context 132 Show data context 415 Show data context 445 Show data context 729 Show data context 524 Show data context 337 Show data context 176 Show data context 49 Show data context 3 Show data context
Hydrocephalus 645 Show data context 71 Show data context 20 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 2,953 Show data context 156 Show data context 57 Show data context 51 Show data context 52 Show data context 86 Show data context 158 Show data context 230 Show data context 403 Show data context 409 Show data context 196 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 16 Show data context 34 Show data context 43 Show data context 40 Show data context 46 Show data context 132 Show data context 243 Show data context 271 Show data context 381 Show data context 268 Show data context 55 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 3,155 Show data context 118 Show data context 37 Show data context 52 Show data context 43 Show data context 170 Show data context 298 Show data context 454 Show data context 636 Show data context 653 Show data context 300 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 227 Show data context 40 Show data context 20 Show data context 21 Show data context 28 Show data context 79 Show data context 129 Show data context 202 Show data context 220 Show data context 146 Show data context 41 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 37 Show data context 19 Show data context 12 Show data context 12 Show data context 14 Show data context 44 Show data context 57 Show data context 64 Show data context 76 Show data context 86 Show data context 19 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 10 Show data context 15 Show data context 10 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 9 Show data context 31 Show data context 66 Show data context 47 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Suicide 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 12 Show data context 14 Show data context 14 Show data context 15 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other Violence 168 Show data context 45 Show data context 45 Show data context 48 Show data context 46 Show data context 81 Show data context 83 Show data context 85 Show data context 54 Show data context 40 Show data context 22 Show data context
Other Causes 4,192 Show data context 121 Show data context 56 Show data context 51 Show data context 44 Show data context 89 Show data context 121 Show data context 137 Show data context 217 Show data context 586 Show data context 865 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1880 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1871 - 1880 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 Supplement, 1871-80, cross-tabulated by age. Unlike earlier reports, the 1871-80 Supplement provides no information about gender at all.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Dewsbury 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/10187813/cube/CoD_DS_1870s

Date accessed: 26th October 2021