Cause of Death

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Year Small-pox Measles Scarlet fever Diptheria Whooping Cough Fever Diarrhoea Cholera Violent Deaths Other
31 Dec 1871 22,907 Show data context 9,233 Show data context 18,277 Show data context 2,403 Show data context 9,616 Show data context 15,396 Show data context 23,518 Show data context 613 Show data context 16,059 Show data context 118,022 Show data context
31 Dec 1876 1,407 Show data context 2,769 Show data context 3,201 Show data context 403 Show data context 1,932 Show data context 2,458 Show data context 4,541 Show data context 81 Show data context 3,279 Show data context 20,071 Show data context
31 Dec 1881 3,088 Show data context 7,076 Show data context 14,077 Show data context 2,976 Show data context 10,118 Show data context 7,149 Show data context 13,764 Show data context 320 Show data context 17,299 Show data context 75,867 Show data context
31 Dec 1891 48 Show data context 12,287 Show data context 4,845 Show data context 4,940 Show data context 12,920 Show data context 5,119 Show data context 13,062 Show data context 303 Show data context 18,591 Show data context 72,115 Show data context
31 Dec 1901 412 Show data context 8,834 Show data context 4,287 Show data context 8,744 Show data context 9,637 Show data context 5,845 Show data context 28,396 Show data context 682 Show data context 20,752 Show data context 87,589 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1901 Registrar General, Quarterly Report (HM Stationery Office) ,

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Cause of Death as reported by the Registrar General's Quarterly Returns, 1871-1911. These reports used a greatly simplified cause of death classification, mainly focused on epidemic diseases of childhood, and provided no breakdown of causes of death by gender or age. Note that the detailed classification changed between 1901 and 1911: in 1911, Cholera was not listed, 'Fever' was replaced by the more specific 'Enteric or Typhoid Fever', and 'Diarrhoea' was replaced by 'Diarrhoea and Enteritis', specifical...


ly for deaths under 2 years.

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Date accessed: 02nd September 2014