Decennial Cause of Death by Age

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Data for 01 Jan 1851 to 31 Dec 1860 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (Simplified) 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
Respiratory TB 28 Show data context 16 Show data context 34 Show data context 52 Show data context 71 Show data context 105 Show data context 66 Show data context 38 Show data context 21 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other TB 100 Show data context 14 Show data context 10 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 10 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus & Typhoid 26 Show data context 16 Show data context 27 Show data context 13 Show data context 17 Show data context 16 Show data context 12 Show data context 11 Show data context 8 Show data context 10 Show data context 1 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 42 Show data context 21 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gastro-intestinal 82 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 10 Show data context 9 Show data context 16 Show data context 17 Show data context
Smallpox 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 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
Whooping Cough 73 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
Measles 39 Show data context 6 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 0 Show data context
Diptheria 7 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 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
Lungs 206 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 6 Show data context 14 Show data context 23 Show data context 24 Show data context 42 Show data context 69 Show data context 60 Show data context
Cancer 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 10 Show data context 13 Show data context 13 Show data context 16 Show data context 12 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 20 Show data context 11 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 25 Show data context 7 Show data context 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 8 Show data context 16 Show data context 7 Show data context 11 Show data context
Other 661 Show data context 33 Show data context 33 Show data context 30 Show data context 25 Show data context 72 Show data context 76 Show data context 126 Show data context 199 Show data context 394 Show data context 539 Show data context
Data for 01 Jan 1861 to 31 Dec 1870 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (Simplified) 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
Respiratory TB 15 Show data context 10 Show data context 18 Show data context 41 Show data context 43 Show data context 86 Show data context 58 Show data context 43 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other TB 78 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 8 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus & Typhoid 8 Show data context 14 Show data context 16 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 10 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 10 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 96 Show data context 33 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 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
Gastro-intestinal 72 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 10 Show data context 27 Show data context
Smallpox 5 Show data context 3 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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping Cough 62 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 0 Show data context
Measles 25 Show data context 3 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
Diptheria 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Lungs 171 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 7 Show data context 16 Show data context 17 Show data context 55 Show data context 76 Show data context 78 Show data context
Cancer 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 21 Show data context 24 Show data context 7 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 17 Show data context 10 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 29 Show data context 11 Show data context 10 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 16 Show data context 11 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other 591 Show data context 29 Show data context 20 Show data context 25 Show data context 18 Show data context 56 Show data context 60 Show data context 107 Show data context 201 Show data context 378 Show data context 508 Show data context
Data for 01 Jan 1871 to 31 Dec 1880 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (Simplified) 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
Respiratory TB 23 Show data context 4 Show data context 15 Show data context 25 Show data context 42 Show data context 52 Show data context 54 Show data context 39 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Other TB 49 Show data context 11 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus & Typhoid 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 11 Show data context 1 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 19 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 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
Gastro-intestinal 47 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 6 Show data context 16 Show data context 25 Show data context
Smallpox 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 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
Whooping Cough 58 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 15 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diptheria 19 Show data context 21 Show data context 3 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
Lungs 195 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 13 Show data context 16 Show data context 27 Show data context 49 Show data context 89 Show data context 103 Show data context
Cancer 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 16 Show data context 24 Show data context 23 Show data context 15 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 22 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 13 Show data context 15 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other 433 Show data context 27 Show data context 23 Show data context 27 Show data context 12 Show data context 40 Show data context 60 Show data context 115 Show data context 207 Show data context 421 Show data context 573 Show data context
Data for 01 Jan 1881 to 31 Dec 1890 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (Simplified) 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
Respiratory TB 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 20 Show data context 36 Show data context 41 Show data context 36 Show data context 26 Show data context 14 Show data context 10 Show data context 2 Show data context
Other TB 28 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus & Typhoid 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 12 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 0 Show data context
Gastro-intestinal 34 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 12 Show data context 24 Show data context
Smallpox 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
Whooping Cough 29 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
Measles 30 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 0 Show data context
Diptheria 5 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Lungs 172 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 14 Show data context 17 Show data context 30 Show data context 39 Show data context 70 Show data context 110 Show data context
Cancer 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 17 Show data context 25 Show data context 35 Show data context 12 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 8 Show data context 10 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 20 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 11 Show data context 10 Show data context 20 Show data context 21 Show data context 10 Show data context 15 Show data context
Other 343 Show data context 21 Show data context 10 Show data context 22 Show data context 20 Show data context 47 Show data context 65 Show data context 94 Show data context 179 Show data context 362 Show data context 502 Show data context
Data for 01 Jan 1891 to 31 Dec 1900 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (Simplified) 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
Respiratory TB 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 12 Show data context 20 Show data context 39 Show data context 27 Show data context 16 Show data context 7 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context
Other TB 25 Show data context 4 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus & Typhoid 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 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 1 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 6 Show data context 3 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
Gastro-intestinal 31 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 2 Show data context 8 Show data context 16 Show data context
Smallpox 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
Whooping Cough 29 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
Measles 30 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 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
Diptheria 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 8 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Lungs 122 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 17 Show data context 24 Show data context 44 Show data context 74 Show data context 83 Show data context
Cancer 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 26 Show data context 35 Show data context 42 Show data context 31 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 15 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 9 Show data context 8 Show data context 10 Show data context 13 Show data context 9 Show data context
Other 285 Show data context 16 Show data context 15 Show data context 21 Show data context 15 Show data context 37 Show data context 48 Show data context 96 Show data context 206 Show data context 376 Show data context 539 Show data context
Data for 01 Jan 1901 to 31 Dec 1910 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (Simplified) 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
Respiratory TB 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 7 Show data context 8 Show data context 23 Show data context 29 Show data context 14 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Other TB 12 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus & Typhoid 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 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 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 0 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Gastro-intestinal 14 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 5 Show data context
Smallpox 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
Whooping Cough 18 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
Measles 11 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diptheria 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 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
Lungs 69 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 7 Show data context 9 Show data context 13 Show data context 28 Show data context 81 Show data context 96 Show data context
Cancer 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 22 Show data context 44 Show data context 52 Show data context 39 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 14 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 12 Show data context 6 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other 236 Show data context 14 Show data context 10 Show data context 15 Show data context 18 Show data context 34 Show data context 58 Show data context 69 Show data context 153 Show data context 324 Show data context 532 Show data context
Date: Source:
1851 - 1910 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Registrar General's Decennial Supplements provided extremely detailed information on causes of death between 1851-60 and 1901-10, but unfortunately used five different classifications of cause of death to cover those six decades. Graham Mooney, of Johns Hopkins University, has therefore defined a simplified cause of death classification to which we have converted the original data. Inevitably, many causes have had to be grouped into an enlarged 'other' category, but we are still able to consistently...


identify the main epidemic diseases. In order to include all decades, we ignore gender and combine the age groups 75 to 84 and 85 upwards, even where the original report separated them.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Shipston on Stour 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/10139612/cube/CoD_grouped

Date accessed: 13th November 2019