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 10 Show data context 5 Show data context 11 Show data context 11 Show data context 18 Show data context 12 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 952 Show data context 82 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 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
Scarlet Fever 1,140 Show data context 638 Show data context 92 Show data context 26 Show data context 15 Show data context 17 Show data context 10 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 155 Show data context 125 Show data context 20 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 11 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,432 Show data context 47 Show data context 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
Typhus 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 8 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 93 Show data context 91 Show data context 96 Show data context 111 Show data context 130 Show data context 176 Show data context 104 Show data context 68 Show data context 39 Show data context 18 Show data context 7 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 47 Show data context 26 Show data context 10 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 12 Show data context 13 Show data context 6 Show data context 11 Show data context 11 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,862 Show data context 23 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context 19 Show data context 30 Show data context 38 Show data context 66 Show data context 123 Show data context 154 Show data context
Cholera 65 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 7 Show data context 2 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context 11 Show data context 79 Show data context 297 Show data context 506 Show data context 595 Show data context 545 Show data context 208 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 958 Show data context 55 Show data context 36 Show data context 26 Show data context 11 Show data context 18 Show data context 11 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 250 Show data context 179 Show data context 307 Show data context 641 Show data context 777 Show data context 1,592 Show data context 1,293 Show data context 748 Show data context 366 Show data context 132 Show data context 18 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 843 Show data context 215 Show data context 110 Show data context 74 Show data context 48 Show data context 56 Show data context 29 Show data context 21 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 4,761 Show data context 261 Show data context 143 Show data context 149 Show data context 130 Show data context 391 Show data context 634 Show data context 827 Show data context 1,256 Show data context 1,819 Show data context 1,261 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 43 Show data context 57 Show data context 100 Show data context 119 Show data context 138 Show data context 390 Show data context 701 Show data context 862 Show data context 1,191 Show data context 1,627 Show data context 993 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 5,968 Show data context 311 Show data context 84 Show data context 99 Show data context 154 Show data context 423 Show data context 658 Show data context 903 Show data context 1,378 Show data context 1,812 Show data context 1,290 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,366 Show data context 83 Show data context 64 Show data context 61 Show data context 75 Show data context 209 Show data context 312 Show data context 389 Show data context 540 Show data context 599 Show data context 315 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 91 Show data context 46 Show data context 28 Show data context 22 Show data context 32 Show data context 136 Show data context 191 Show data context 206 Show data context 282 Show data context 379 Show data context 202 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 10 Show data context 45 Show data context 41 Show data context 53 Show data context 28 Show data context 33 Show data context 6 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 11 Show data context 62 Show data context 112 Show data context 81 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 20 Show data context 39 Show data context 102 Show data context 76 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 427 Show data context 173 Show data context 104 Show data context 166 Show data context 178 Show data context 278 Show data context 287 Show data context 251 Show data context 269 Show data context 173 Show data context 145 Show data context
Other Causes 6,520 Show data context 156 Show data context 127 Show data context 150 Show data context 154 Show data context 321 Show data context 329 Show data context 384 Show data context 557 Show data context 1,503 Show data context 3,811 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 27 Show data context 7 Show data context 10 Show data context 8 Show data context 13 Show data context 41 Show data context 48 Show data context 23 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 1,391 Show data context 107 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 361 Show data context 149 Show data context 37 Show data context 11 Show data context 6 Show data context 9 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 339 Show data context 152 Show data context 27 Show data context 8 Show data context 11 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,316 Show data context 28 Show data context 3 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 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
Enteric Fever 56 Show data context 86 Show data context 87 Show data context 149 Show data context 161 Show data context 195 Show data context 124 Show data context 87 Show data context 32 Show data context 21 Show data context 3 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 14 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 4,411 Show data context 15 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 14 Show data context 29 Show data context 30 Show data context 73 Show data context 125 Show data context 186 Show data context
Cholera 67 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 17 Show data context 12 Show data context 12 Show data context 13 Show data context 19 Show data context 110 Show data context 356 Show data context 757 Show data context 979 Show data context 777 Show data context 351 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 725 Show data context 66 Show data context 46 Show data context 30 Show data context 35 Show data context 28 Show data context 14 Show data context 19 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 206 Show data context 134 Show data context 231 Show data context 596 Show data context 731 Show data context 1,302 Show data context 1,143 Show data context 686 Show data context 348 Show data context 132 Show data context 22 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 839 Show data context 204 Show data context 105 Show data context 88 Show data context 57 Show data context 105 Show data context 93 Show data context 61 Show data context 49 Show data context 14 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 4,444 Show data context 170 Show data context 88 Show data context 89 Show data context 104 Show data context 315 Show data context 644 Show data context 823 Show data context 1,195 Show data context 1,716 Show data context 1,294 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 73 Show data context 64 Show data context 105 Show data context 108 Show data context 105 Show data context 393 Show data context 661 Show data context 1,041 Show data context 1,492 Show data context 1,922 Show data context 1,276 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 6,106 Show data context 241 Show data context 71 Show data context 92 Show data context 125 Show data context 284 Show data context 568 Show data context 807 Show data context 1,289 Show data context 1,794 Show data context 1,561 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 2,165 Show data context 81 Show data context 63 Show data context 83 Show data context 96 Show data context 195 Show data context 304 Show data context 407 Show data context 494 Show data context 517 Show data context 284 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 78 Show data context 24 Show data context 28 Show data context 35 Show data context 42 Show data context 143 Show data context 203 Show data context 239 Show data context 322 Show data context 435 Show data context 244 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 9 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 6 Show data context 9 Show data context 49 Show data context 59 Show data context 41 Show data context 35 Show data context 25 Show data context 17 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 10 Show data context 64 Show data context 116 Show data context 68 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 13 Show data context 45 Show data context 151 Show data context 125 Show data context 8 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 653 Show data context 219 Show data context 114 Show data context 183 Show data context 171 Show data context 310 Show data context 348 Show data context 354 Show data context 280 Show data context 194 Show data context 166 Show data context
Other Causes 7,260 Show data context 141 Show data context 131 Show data context 155 Show data context 175 Show data context 363 Show data context 443 Show data context 518 Show data context 711 Show data context 1,676 Show data context 3,843 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, East Riding 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/10180788/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 23rd September 2020