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 17,369 Show data context 8,312 Show data context 3,591 Show data context 4,668 Show data context 6,497 Show data context 8,525 Show data context 4,623 Show data context 2,320 Show data context 1,027 Show data context 376 Show data context 114 Show data context
Measles 84,640 Show data context 6,046 Show data context 578 Show data context 162 Show data context 130 Show data context 194 Show data context 108 Show data context 56 Show data context 23 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 115,005 Show data context 44,337 Show data context 8,474 Show data context 2,452 Show data context 1,359 Show data context 1,645 Show data context 675 Show data context 182 Show data context 74 Show data context 24 Show data context 5 Show data context
Diphtheria 15,570 Show data context 8,503 Show data context 2,306 Show data context 774 Show data context 451 Show data context 596 Show data context 481 Show data context 297 Show data context 252 Show data context 150 Show data context 46 Show data context
Whooping-cough 120,366 Show data context 3,938 Show data context 164 Show data context 24 Show data context 7 Show data context 12 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Typhus 929 Show data context 1,347 Show data context 1,325 Show data context 1,643 Show data context 1,490 Show data context 2,175 Show data context 1,888 Show data context 1,545 Show data context 988 Show data context 522 Show data context 123 Show data context
Enteric Fever 13,180 Show data context 9,831 Show data context 8,133 Show data context 9,597 Show data context 8,228 Show data context 10,480 Show data context 6,822 Show data context 5,226 Show data context 3,843 Show data context 2,377 Show data context 704 Show data context
Simple Cont Fever 7,334 Show data context 3,977 Show data context 1,998 Show data context 1,595 Show data context 1,308 Show data context 1,997 Show data context 1,717 Show data context 1,606 Show data context 1,760 Show data context 1,570 Show data context 781 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 922 Show data context 4,132 Show data context 8,320 Show data context 4,397 Show data context 173 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 185,463 Show data context 1,797 Show data context 518 Show data context 420 Show data context 665 Show data context 1,834 Show data context 2,289 Show data context 2,876 Show data context 5,316 Show data context 9,225 Show data context 11,149 Show data context
Cholera 3,344 Show data context 221 Show data context 83 Show data context 77 Show data context 90 Show data context 268 Show data context 357 Show data context 477 Show data context 583 Show data context 419 Show data context 185 Show data context
Cancer 414 Show data context 205 Show data context 205 Show data context 400 Show data context 598 Show data context 4,476 Show data context 14,596 Show data context 26,341 Show data context 31,829 Show data context 25,206 Show data context 10,761 Show data context
Scrofula 17,191 Show data context 2,396 Show data context 1,891 Show data context 1,867 Show data context 1,407 Show data context 1,926 Show data context 1,302 Show data context 1,136 Show data context 1,035 Show data context 712 Show data context 153 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 66,840 Show data context 3,781 Show data context 2,045 Show data context 1,410 Show data context 802 Show data context 912 Show data context 602 Show data context 444 Show data context 336 Show data context 193 Show data context 28 Show data context
Phthisis 25,267 Show data context 10,473 Show data context 17,324 Show data context 48,182 Show data context 67,544 Show data context 129,043 Show data context 103,215 Show data context 65,315 Show data context 35,210 Show data context 11,937 Show data context 1,589 Show data context
Hydrocephalus 62,620 Show data context 8,824 Show data context 3,077 Show data context 1,150 Show data context 524 Show data context 571 Show data context 303 Show data context 112 Show data context 55 Show data context 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 299,335 Show data context 16,645 Show data context 8,655 Show data context 8,498 Show data context 8,115 Show data context 21,235 Show data context 33,170 Show data context 46,864 Show data context 70,586 Show data context 92,466 Show data context 68,710 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 2,968 Show data context 4,194 Show data context 6,164 Show data context 7,181 Show data context 7,381 Show data context 22,189 Show data context 36,215 Show data context 47,294 Show data context 69,097 Show data context 76,670 Show data context 39,020 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 402,264 Show data context 16,316 Show data context 5,300 Show data context 7,116 Show data context 9,642 Show data context 27,695 Show data context 44,703 Show data context 67,868 Show data context 106,742 Show data context 130,053 Show data context 97,641 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 42,060 Show data context 5,395 Show data context 4,025 Show data context 4,867 Show data context 5,691 Show data context 15,563 Show data context 24,800 Show data context 34,882 Show data context 43,289 Show data context 39,135 Show data context 18,354 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 4,972 Show data context 2,734 Show data context 1,841 Show data context 2,426 Show data context 3,217 Show data context 8,877 Show data context 11,764 Show data context 13,855 Show data context 17,171 Show data context 17,885 Show data context 10,671 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 123 Show data context 12 Show data context 37 Show data context 213 Show data context 549 Show data context 1,827 Show data context 2,602 Show data context 3,087 Show data context 2,508 Show data context 1,768 Show data context 615 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 7 Show data context 1,061 Show data context 3,558 Show data context 9,294 Show data context 8,294 Show data context 403 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Suicide 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 84 Show data context 589 Show data context 1,037 Show data context 2,486 Show data context 3,123 Show data context 3,629 Show data context 3,486 Show data context 1,945 Show data context 587 Show data context
Other Violence 40,048 Show data context 11,261 Show data context 9,170 Show data context 9,858 Show data context 9,781 Show data context 17,682 Show data context 16,825 Show data context 15,658 Show data context 13,550 Show data context 9,874 Show data context 7,666 Show data context
Other Causes 553,056 Show data context 17,790 Show data context 9,533 Show data context 8,775 Show data context 8,290 Show data context 18,624 Show data context 22,873 Show data context 27,957 Show data context 43,840 Show data context 101,980 Show data context 252,831 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, England and Wales Dep through time | Life and Death Statistics | Decennial Cause of Death by Age, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st September 2021