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 55 Show data context 14 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 28 Show data context 22 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 1,195 Show data context 96 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 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
Scarlet Fever 346 Show data context 138 Show data context 25 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 281 Show data context 136 Show data context 16 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,487 Show data context 51 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 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 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 37 Show data context 37 Show data context 31 Show data context 35 Show data context 36 Show data context 37 Show data context 35 Show data context 20 Show data context 13 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,287 Show data context 10 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 12 Show data context 11 Show data context 20 Show data context 24 Show data context 36 Show data context 57 Show data context
Cholera 28 Show data context 2 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 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 33 Show data context 139 Show data context 265 Show data context 330 Show data context 281 Show data context 92 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 698 Show data context 21 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 194 Show data context 68 Show data context 72 Show data context 227 Show data context 376 Show data context 999 Show data context 1,029 Show data context 691 Show data context 305 Show data context 96 Show data context 12 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 686 Show data context 91 Show data context 28 Show data context 10 Show data context 19 Show data context 21 Show data context 10 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 2,277 Show data context 129 Show data context 58 Show data context 42 Show data context 61 Show data context 183 Show data context 337 Show data context 441 Show data context 667 Show data context 863 Show data context 533 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 52 Show data context 58 Show data context 67 Show data context 76 Show data context 67 Show data context 160 Show data context 299 Show data context 396 Show data context 512 Show data context 581 Show data context 319 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 4,008 Show data context 255 Show data context 35 Show data context 45 Show data context 76 Show data context 210 Show data context 372 Show data context 481 Show data context 879 Show data context 1,089 Show data context 869 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 700 Show data context 59 Show data context 33 Show data context 31 Show data context 29 Show data context 97 Show data context 208 Show data context 271 Show data context 286 Show data context 255 Show data context 125 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 46 Show data context 17 Show data context 13 Show data context 9 Show data context 18 Show data context 57 Show data context 125 Show data context 134 Show data context 165 Show data context 214 Show data context 119 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 10 Show data context 16 Show data context 20 Show data context 18 Show data context 14 Show data context 5 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 39 Show data context 89 Show data context 32 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 6 Show data context 13 Show data context 51 Show data context 26 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 266 Show data context 59 Show data context 37 Show data context 22 Show data context 32 Show data context 42 Show data context 73 Show data context 82 Show data context 77 Show data context 47 Show data context 29 Show data context
Other Causes 3,310 Show data context 69 Show data context 67 Show data context 62 Show data context 64 Show data context 135 Show data context 181 Show data context 191 Show data context 249 Show data context 516 Show data context 1,319 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 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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 1,241 Show data context 73 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 90 Show data context 43 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 504 Show data context 188 Show data context 25 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 10 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,176 Show data context 37 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
Typhus 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 16 Show data context 20 Show data context 14 Show data context 27 Show data context 31 Show data context 37 Show data context 27 Show data context 19 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,763 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 11 Show data context 13 Show data context 48 Show data context 64 Show data context
Cholera 40 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 11 Show data context 6 Show data context 62 Show data context 215 Show data context 474 Show data context 601 Show data context 547 Show data context 278 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 498 Show data context 21 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 125 Show data context 51 Show data context 68 Show data context 258 Show data context 405 Show data context 1,174 Show data context 1,448 Show data context 1,077 Show data context 570 Show data context 249 Show data context 41 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 805 Show data context 103 Show data context 42 Show data context 38 Show data context 33 Show data context 49 Show data context 33 Show data context 28 Show data context 23 Show data context 10 Show data context 11 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,894 Show data context 89 Show data context 40 Show data context 50 Show data context 46 Show data context 156 Show data context 298 Show data context 446 Show data context 662 Show data context 873 Show data context 617 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 82 Show data context 54 Show data context 73 Show data context 85 Show data context 79 Show data context 211 Show data context 382 Show data context 596 Show data context 855 Show data context 902 Show data context 626 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 3,990 Show data context 162 Show data context 40 Show data context 66 Show data context 76 Show data context 270 Show data context 537 Show data context 832 Show data context 1,134 Show data context 1,517 Show data context 1,300 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,001 Show data context 47 Show data context 28 Show data context 42 Show data context 40 Show data context 115 Show data context 187 Show data context 276 Show data context 286 Show data context 267 Show data context 169 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 21 Show data context 15 Show data context 4 Show data context 14 Show data context 14 Show data context 71 Show data context 172 Show data context 254 Show data context 341 Show data context 388 Show data context 259 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 10 Show data context 23 Show data context 14 Show data context 11 Show data context 17 Show data context 9 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 18 Show data context 92 Show data context 32 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 2 Show data context 18 Show data context 58 Show data context 57 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 390 Show data context 43 Show data context 30 Show data context 26 Show data context 21 Show data context 74 Show data context 113 Show data context 136 Show data context 107 Show data context 82 Show data context 77 Show data context
Other Causes 4,056 Show data context 77 Show data context 70 Show data context 77 Show data context 79 Show data context 230 Show data context 358 Show data context 399 Show data context 483 Show data context 740 Show data context 1,716 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, Camberwell PLPar/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/10167450/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 19th September 2020