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 17 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context 13 Show data context 20 Show data context 22 Show data context 20 Show data context 7 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Measles 1,746 Show data context 157 Show data context 17 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 1,018 Show data context 396 Show data context 88 Show data context 19 Show data context 14 Show data context 14 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 230 Show data context 160 Show data context 41 Show data context 9 Show data context 4 Show data context 12 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,842 Show data context 63 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Enteric Fever 49 Show data context 65 Show data context 105 Show data context 122 Show data context 88 Show data context 126 Show data context 87 Show data context 35 Show data context 38 Show data context 15 Show data context 3 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 20 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 12 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 12 Show data context 3 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,735 Show data context 19 Show data context 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 14 Show data context 19 Show data context 21 Show data context 30 Show data context 73 Show data context 130 Show data context 171 Show data context
Cholera 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 19 Show data context 11 Show data context 15 Show data context 15 Show data context 14 Show data context 100 Show data context 376 Show data context 683 Show data context 982 Show data context 932 Show data context 435 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 789 Show data context 66 Show data context 50 Show data context 38 Show data context 21 Show data context 25 Show data context 15 Show data context 10 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 328 Show data context 143 Show data context 266 Show data context 719 Show data context 1,004 Show data context 2,003 Show data context 1,618 Show data context 1,059 Show data context 550 Show data context 222 Show data context 36 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,086 Show data context 284 Show data context 162 Show data context 108 Show data context 65 Show data context 67 Show data context 40 Show data context 45 Show data context 28 Show data context 15 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 4,138 Show data context 298 Show data context 194 Show data context 186 Show data context 152 Show data context 395 Show data context 686 Show data context 967 Show data context 1,661 Show data context 2,534 Show data context 2,026 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 69 Show data context 99 Show data context 151 Show data context 160 Show data context 168 Show data context 422 Show data context 731 Show data context 1,241 Show data context 1,943 Show data context 2,762 Show data context 1,868 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 7,645 Show data context 436 Show data context 109 Show data context 134 Show data context 150 Show data context 427 Show data context 629 Show data context 1,030 Show data context 1,853 Show data context 2,756 Show data context 2,654 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,536 Show data context 116 Show data context 88 Show data context 110 Show data context 106 Show data context 230 Show data context 405 Show data context 606 Show data context 810 Show data context 950 Show data context 495 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 91 Show data context 33 Show data context 34 Show data context 51 Show data context 71 Show data context 172 Show data context 272 Show data context 411 Show data context 527 Show data context 648 Show data context 399 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 11 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 9 Show data context 17 Show data context 40 Show data context 73 Show data context 64 Show data context 51 Show data context 41 Show data context 17 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 22 Show data context 76 Show data context 183 Show data context 117 Show data context 4 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 10 Show data context 46 Show data context 123 Show data context 157 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 653 Show data context 239 Show data context 164 Show data context 172 Show data context 147 Show data context 346 Show data context 339 Show data context 313 Show data context 345 Show data context 285 Show data context 251 Show data context
Other Causes 7,972 Show data context 199 Show data context 210 Show data context 207 Show data context 189 Show data context 364 Show data context 466 Show data context 549 Show data context 792 Show data context 1,930 Show data context 6,065 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 191 Show data context 106 Show data context 10 Show data context 14 Show data context 14 Show data context 65 Show data context 56 Show data context 30 Show data context 18 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context
Measles 1,792 Show data context 130 Show data context 19 Show data context 11 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 336 Show data context 134 Show data context 42 Show data context 12 Show data context 8 Show data context 10 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 612 Show data context 344 Show data context 69 Show data context 16 Show data context 10 Show data context 12 Show data context 7 Show data context 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,595 Show data context 49 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
Typhus 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 25 Show data context 35 Show data context 47 Show data context 76 Show data context 84 Show data context 111 Show data context 64 Show data context 38 Show data context 22 Show data context 12 Show data context 0 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 1 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 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,277 Show data context 22 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 12 Show data context 20 Show data context 17 Show data context 46 Show data context 123 Show data context 155 Show data context
Cholera 32 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context
Cancer 20 Show data context 14 Show data context 16 Show data context 17 Show data context 34 Show data context 133 Show data context 450 Show data context 913 Show data context 1,421 Show data context 1,372 Show data context 647 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 584 Show data context 51 Show data context 48 Show data context 44 Show data context 27 Show data context 35 Show data context 27 Show data context 13 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 278 Show data context 119 Show data context 222 Show data context 636 Show data context 874 Show data context 1,753 Show data context 1,573 Show data context 995 Show data context 553 Show data context 200 Show data context 33 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,037 Show data context 278 Show data context 160 Show data context 129 Show data context 91 Show data context 127 Show data context 74 Show data context 48 Show data context 34 Show data context 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 3,521 Show data context 183 Show data context 120 Show data context 148 Show data context 117 Show data context 337 Show data context 583 Show data context 946 Show data context 1,574 Show data context 2,485 Show data context 2,237 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 109 Show data context 98 Show data context 167 Show data context 214 Show data context 184 Show data context 516 Show data context 817 Show data context 1,313 Show data context 2,345 Show data context 3,164 Show data context 2,194 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 7,032 Show data context 310 Show data context 95 Show data context 131 Show data context 162 Show data context 422 Show data context 699 Show data context 1,060 Show data context 1,981 Show data context 2,978 Show data context 2,996 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 2,102 Show data context 127 Show data context 100 Show data context 152 Show data context 120 Show data context 271 Show data context 414 Show data context 589 Show data context 731 Show data context 740 Show data context 501 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 109 Show data context 42 Show data context 35 Show data context 51 Show data context 59 Show data context 166 Show data context 301 Show data context 443 Show data context 548 Show data context 663 Show data context 476 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 12 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 39 Show data context 55 Show data context 54 Show data context 34 Show data context 44 Show data context 25 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 9 Show data context 70 Show data context 183 Show data context 91 Show data context 3 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 11 Show data context 81 Show data context 200 Show data context 145 Show data context 8 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 741 Show data context 218 Show data context 157 Show data context 184 Show data context 162 Show data context 353 Show data context 371 Show data context 428 Show data context 369 Show data context 346 Show data context 292 Show data context
Other Causes 8,054 Show data context 206 Show data context 207 Show data context 213 Show data context 214 Show data context 433 Show data context 601 Show data context 659 Show data context 1,030 Show data context 2,120 Show data context 6,054 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, Gloucestershire RegC 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/10024912/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 15th July 2020