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 49 Show data context 39 Show data context 23 Show data context 53 Show data context 57 Show data context 88 Show data context 53 Show data context 25 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 1,006 Show data context 66 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 501 Show data context 184 Show data context 24 Show data context 13 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 240 Show data context 143 Show data context 20 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,058 Show data context 40 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 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
Enteric Fever 34 Show data context 19 Show data context 30 Show data context 41 Show data context 29 Show data context 58 Show data context 25 Show data context 12 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 14 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,463 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 10 Show data context 6 Show data context 19 Show data context 25 Show data context 44 Show data context
Cholera 31 Show data context 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 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 29 Show data context 117 Show data context 185 Show data context 220 Show data context 196 Show data context 78 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 570 Show data context 16 Show data context 11 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 114 Show data context 44 Show data context 55 Show data context 161 Show data context 213 Show data context 622 Show data context 604 Show data context 351 Show data context 167 Show data context 58 Show data context 13 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 706 Show data context 85 Show data context 31 Show data context 15 Show data context 12 Show data context 10 Show data context 10 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,319 Show data context 76 Show data context 35 Show data context 27 Show data context 34 Show data context 90 Show data context 164 Show data context 203 Show data context 326 Show data context 402 Show data context 339 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 108 Show data context 20 Show data context 39 Show data context 35 Show data context 49 Show data context 132 Show data context 213 Show data context 284 Show data context 386 Show data context 470 Show data context 333 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 2,990 Show data context 137 Show data context 21 Show data context 30 Show data context 49 Show data context 157 Show data context 252 Show data context 320 Show data context 521 Show data context 644 Show data context 510 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 732 Show data context 35 Show data context 25 Show data context 33 Show data context 24 Show data context 76 Show data context 146 Show data context 171 Show data context 195 Show data context 168 Show data context 88 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 39 Show data context 11 Show data context 9 Show data context 12 Show data context 19 Show data context 43 Show data context 71 Show data context 108 Show data context 120 Show data context 117 Show data context 77 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 16 Show data context 20 Show data context 20 Show data context 13 Show data context 12 Show data context 6 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 6 Show data context 24 Show data context 69 Show data context 27 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 3 Show data context 11 Show data context 43 Show data context 26 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 331 Show data context 46 Show data context 38 Show data context 41 Show data context 33 Show data context 88 Show data context 92 Show data context 99 Show data context 62 Show data context 49 Show data context 45 Show data context
Other Causes 2,633 Show data context 52 Show data context 42 Show data context 45 Show data context 48 Show data context 107 Show data context 131 Show data context 136 Show data context 172 Show data context 288 Show data context 727 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 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 1 Show data context
Measles 1,229 Show data context 78 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 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
Scarlet Fever 673 Show data context 191 Show data context 36 Show data context 9 Show data context 10 Show data context 17 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 1,075 Show data context 486 Show data context 69 Show data context 14 Show data context 10 Show data context 11 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,005 Show data context 35 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 0 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 1 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
Enteric Fever 7 Show data context 13 Show data context 16 Show data context 36 Show data context 56 Show data context 97 Show data context 57 Show data context 22 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,056 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 7 Show data context 21 Show data context 32 Show data context 48 Show data context
Cholera 51 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 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 41 Show data context 170 Show data context 346 Show data context 445 Show data context 322 Show data context 164 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 428 Show data context 19 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 9 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 147 Show data context 43 Show data context 82 Show data context 188 Show data context 269 Show data context 679 Show data context 763 Show data context 483 Show data context 271 Show data context 97 Show data context 32 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 764 Show data context 99 Show data context 49 Show data context 34 Show data context 28 Show data context 35 Show data context 22 Show data context 18 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,222 Show data context 68 Show data context 40 Show data context 26 Show data context 27 Show data context 80 Show data context 184 Show data context 288 Show data context 380 Show data context 514 Show data context 392 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 95 Show data context 40 Show data context 58 Show data context 68 Show data context 48 Show data context 177 Show data context 310 Show data context 456 Show data context 564 Show data context 606 Show data context 380 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 3,657 Show data context 127 Show data context 28 Show data context 45 Show data context 63 Show data context 227 Show data context 348 Show data context 553 Show data context 767 Show data context 969 Show data context 896 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,299 Show data context 55 Show data context 25 Show data context 37 Show data context 41 Show data context 117 Show data context 178 Show data context 217 Show data context 181 Show data context 200 Show data context 126 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 28 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 16 Show data context 17 Show data context 62 Show data context 113 Show data context 185 Show data context 217 Show data context 176 Show data context 129 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 19 Show data context 13 Show data context 13 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 24 Show data context 65 Show data context 35 Show data context 0 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 1 Show data context 16 Show data context 70 Show data context 49 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 545 Show data context 71 Show data context 49 Show data context 59 Show data context 46 Show data context 111 Show data context 145 Show data context 129 Show data context 87 Show data context 70 Show data context 74 Show data context
Other Causes 3,924 Show data context 74 Show data context 65 Show data context 56 Show data context 83 Show data context 191 Show data context 299 Show data context 308 Show data context 307 Show data context 482 Show data context 1,103 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 - 1900 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
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, Fulham 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/10139910/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 04th August 2020