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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 462 Show data context 59 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 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 227 Show data context 86 Show data context 18 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 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
Diphtheria 53 Show data context 62 Show data context 22 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 495 Show data context 24 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 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 15 Show data context 19 Show data context 32 Show data context 34 Show data context 32 Show data context 32 Show data context 19 Show data context 11 Show data context 8 Show data context 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 435 Show data context 10 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 9 Show data context 27 Show data context 60 Show data context 77 Show data context
Cholera 8 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
Cancer 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 25 Show data context 117 Show data context 221 Show data context 350 Show data context 367 Show data context 146 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 170 Show data context 31 Show data context 14 Show data context 17 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 97 Show data context 62 Show data context 82 Show data context 216 Show data context 289 Show data context 574 Show data context 521 Show data context 382 Show data context 225 Show data context 104 Show data context 15 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 415 Show data context 99 Show data context 40 Show data context 27 Show data context 28 Show data context 24 Show data context 17 Show data context 8 Show data context 9 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,070 Show data context 80 Show data context 47 Show data context 65 Show data context 32 Show data context 102 Show data context 199 Show data context 311 Show data context 574 Show data context 991 Show data context 865 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 36 Show data context 20 Show data context 31 Show data context 47 Show data context 34 Show data context 116 Show data context 191 Show data context 325 Show data context 607 Show data context 1,055 Show data context 678 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 2,191 Show data context 146 Show data context 35 Show data context 20 Show data context 45 Show data context 148 Show data context 184 Show data context 260 Show data context 451 Show data context 836 Show data context 847 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 474 Show data context 43 Show data context 29 Show data context 41 Show data context 41 Show data context 73 Show data context 139 Show data context 218 Show data context 315 Show data context 347 Show data context 172 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 24 Show data context 19 Show data context 13 Show data context 12 Show data context 22 Show data context 52 Show data context 87 Show data context 112 Show data context 156 Show data context 233 Show data context 162 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 9 Show data context 20 Show data context 18 Show data context 13 Show data context 12 Show data context 5 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 22 Show data context 56 Show data context 37 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 4 Show data context 25 Show data context 50 Show data context 48 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 163 Show data context 75 Show data context 56 Show data context 55 Show data context 38 Show data context 91 Show data context 95 Show data context 99 Show data context 83 Show data context 106 Show data context 84 Show data context
Other Causes 2,964 Show data context 73 Show data context 72 Show data context 68 Show data context 57 Show data context 115 Show data context 131 Show data context 171 Show data context 224 Show data context 814 Show data context 2,486 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 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 408 Show data context 59 Show data context 11 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 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 64 Show data context 22 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 204 Show data context 120 Show data context 30 Show data context 11 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 460 Show data context 12 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
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 3 Show data context 15 Show data context 10 Show data context 17 Show data context 13 Show data context 16 Show data context 17 Show data context 9 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 2 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 433 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 24 Show data context 34 Show data context 62 Show data context
Cholera 12 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 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 7 Show data context 6 Show data context 23 Show data context 123 Show data context 290 Show data context 482 Show data context 499 Show data context 221 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 124 Show data context 22 Show data context 13 Show data context 16 Show data context 13 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 62 Show data context 31 Show data context 70 Show data context 172 Show data context 216 Show data context 469 Show data context 403 Show data context 305 Show data context 187 Show data context 100 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 295 Show data context 94 Show data context 49 Show data context 45 Show data context 28 Show data context 34 Show data context 32 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 767 Show data context 55 Show data context 55 Show data context 42 Show data context 32 Show data context 78 Show data context 167 Show data context 265 Show data context 474 Show data context 875 Show data context 804 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 47 Show data context 30 Show data context 39 Show data context 56 Show data context 50 Show data context 121 Show data context 189 Show data context 342 Show data context 679 Show data context 1,120 Show data context 883 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 1,757 Show data context 92 Show data context 27 Show data context 28 Show data context 30 Show data context 105 Show data context 157 Show data context 248 Show data context 463 Show data context 870 Show data context 983 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 511 Show data context 36 Show data context 38 Show data context 39 Show data context 40 Show data context 53 Show data context 108 Show data context 156 Show data context 235 Show data context 316 Show data context 217 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 18 Show data context 15 Show data context 11 Show data context 12 Show data context 11 Show data context 54 Show data context 61 Show data context 105 Show data context 190 Show data context 238 Show data context 211 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 4 Show data context 15 Show data context 13 Show data context 21 Show data context 11 Show data context 9 Show data context 8 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 13 Show data context 47 Show data context 28 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 6 Show data context 9 Show data context 58 Show data context 53 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 168 Show data context 47 Show data context 39 Show data context 43 Show data context 43 Show data context 81 Show data context 118 Show data context 116 Show data context 107 Show data context 101 Show data context 65 Show data context
Other Causes 2,572 Show data context 70 Show data context 56 Show data context 74 Show data context 58 Show data context 161 Show data context 200 Show data context 249 Show data context 382 Show data context 859 Show data context 2,627 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, Oxfordshire 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/10186067/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 19th January 2022