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 30 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 7 Show data context 15 Show data context 44 Show data context 16 Show data context 15 Show data context 7 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 1,216 Show data context 151 Show data context 17 Show data context 7 Show data context 6 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 342 Show data context 159 Show data context 47 Show data context 13 Show data context 3 Show data context 16 Show data context 10 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 550 Show data context 404 Show data context 114 Show data context 41 Show data context 14 Show data context 23 Show data context 16 Show data context 11 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,769 Show data context 68 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 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
Typhus 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 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
Enteric Fever 32 Show data context 60 Show data context 50 Show data context 70 Show data context 93 Show data context 92 Show data context 68 Show data context 33 Show data context 31 Show data context 20 Show data context 4 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 22 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,685 Show data context 11 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 23 Show data context 19 Show data context 23 Show data context 45 Show data context 84 Show data context 139 Show data context
Cholera 36 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 15 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 7 Show data context 20 Show data context 74 Show data context 295 Show data context 689 Show data context 877 Show data context 754 Show data context 376 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 746 Show data context 48 Show data context 47 Show data context 19 Show data context 10 Show data context 19 Show data context 13 Show data context 7 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Phthisis 318 Show data context 117 Show data context 212 Show data context 575 Show data context 823 Show data context 1,901 Show data context 1,826 Show data context 1,246 Show data context 735 Show data context 318 Show data context 60 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,175 Show data context 234 Show data context 108 Show data context 75 Show data context 51 Show data context 70 Show data context 39 Show data context 30 Show data context 15 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 3,094 Show data context 236 Show data context 149 Show data context 179 Show data context 219 Show data context 694 Show data context 1,203 Show data context 1,350 Show data context 1,704 Show data context 2,222 Show data context 1,659 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 97 Show data context 67 Show data context 144 Show data context 146 Show data context 157 Show data context 349 Show data context 713 Show data context 1,033 Show data context 1,519 Show data context 2,118 Show data context 1,491 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 5,586 Show data context 349 Show data context 95 Show data context 115 Show data context 163 Show data context 413 Show data context 676 Show data context 783 Show data context 1,168 Show data context 1,745 Show data context 1,851 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,504 Show data context 107 Show data context 75 Show data context 102 Show data context 85 Show data context 242 Show data context 360 Show data context 528 Show data context 642 Show data context 678 Show data context 430 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 54 Show data context 13 Show data context 22 Show data context 41 Show data context 60 Show data context 148 Show data context 221 Show data context 327 Show data context 415 Show data context 481 Show data context 344 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 13 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 7 Show data context 9 Show data context 37 Show data context 48 Show data context 50 Show data context 41 Show data context 35 Show data context 20 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 10 Show data context 63 Show data context 203 Show data context 105 Show data context 2 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 9 Show data context 37 Show data context 102 Show data context 117 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 511 Show data context 108 Show data context 94 Show data context 125 Show data context 153 Show data context 308 Show data context 315 Show data context 307 Show data context 273 Show data context 211 Show data context 139 Show data context
Other Causes 6,175 Show data context 180 Show data context 166 Show data context 197 Show data context 172 Show data context 327 Show data context 420 Show data context 451 Show data context 587 Show data context 1,171 Show data context 3,432 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 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 1,279 Show data context 173 Show data context 24 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 167 Show data context 115 Show data context 28 Show data context 15 Show data context 9 Show data context 10 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 840 Show data context 562 Show data context 125 Show data context 40 Show data context 23 Show data context 25 Show data context 14 Show data context 11 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,762 Show data context 69 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Typhus 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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 16 Show data context 43 Show data context 45 Show data context 80 Show data context 83 Show data context 111 Show data context 76 Show data context 41 Show data context 21 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,588 Show data context 12 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 7 Show data context 14 Show data context 17 Show data context 28 Show data context 52 Show data context 89 Show data context 155 Show data context
Cholera 77 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 8 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 22 Show data context 25 Show data context 106 Show data context 387 Show data context 920 Show data context 1,321 Show data context 1,310 Show data context 733 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 534 Show data context 62 Show data context 48 Show data context 23 Show data context 21 Show data context 19 Show data context 17 Show data context 18 Show data context 8 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 250 Show data context 125 Show data context 197 Show data context 526 Show data context 782 Show data context 1,736 Show data context 1,680 Show data context 1,226 Show data context 757 Show data context 305 Show data context 67 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,218 Show data context 233 Show data context 157 Show data context 100 Show data context 87 Show data context 108 Show data context 73 Show data context 42 Show data context 32 Show data context 24 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 2,905 Show data context 185 Show data context 122 Show data context 164 Show data context 218 Show data context 669 Show data context 1,230 Show data context 1,423 Show data context 1,814 Show data context 2,326 Show data context 1,972 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 129 Show data context 90 Show data context 148 Show data context 151 Show data context 170 Show data context 449 Show data context 753 Show data context 1,202 Show data context 1,902 Show data context 2,690 Show data context 2,022 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 5,445 Show data context 272 Show data context 75 Show data context 125 Show data context 166 Show data context 481 Show data context 622 Show data context 939 Show data context 1,487 Show data context 2,309 Show data context 2,640 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 2,351 Show data context 116 Show data context 99 Show data context 132 Show data context 150 Show data context 235 Show data context 397 Show data context 636 Show data context 690 Show data context 723 Show data context 530 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 60 Show data context 20 Show data context 34 Show data context 38 Show data context 55 Show data context 141 Show data context 226 Show data context 376 Show data context 546 Show data context 661 Show data context 489 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 10 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 33 Show data context 36 Show data context 60 Show data context 31 Show data context 27 Show data context 28 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 7 Show data context 55 Show data context 176 Show data context 66 Show data context 1 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 5 Show data context 49 Show data context 174 Show data context 130 Show data context 11 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 735 Show data context 137 Show data context 111 Show data context 173 Show data context 218 Show data context 366 Show data context 417 Show data context 442 Show data context 338 Show data context 268 Show data context 215 Show data context
Other Causes 7,137 Show data context 187 Show data context 193 Show data context 259 Show data context 256 Show data context 569 Show data context 716 Show data context 880 Show data context 1,085 Show data context 1,959 Show data context 4,762 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, Surrey RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Decennial Cause of Death by Age, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 08th August 2020