Decennial Cause of Death by Age

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Data for 01 Jan 1871 to 31 Dec 1880 Age in mainly 10-year bands to age 75
Cause of Death (RG 1870s 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 16,416 Show data context 7,829 Show data context 3,365 Show data context 4,343 Show data context 5,986 Show data context 7,926 Show data context 4,360 Show data context 2,205 Show data context 977 Show data context 356 Show data context 112 Show data context
Measles 79,671 Show data context 5,510 Show data context 525 Show data context 143 Show data context 116 Show data context 182 Show data context 92 Show data context 51 Show data context 23 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 107,342 Show data context 41,399 Show data context 7,815 Show data context 2,223 Show data context 1,245 Show data context 1,527 Show data context 630 Show data context 170 Show data context 63 Show data context 24 Show data context 5 Show data context
Diphtheria 14,426 Show data context 7,736 Show data context 2,047 Show data context 689 Show data context 414 Show data context 538 Show data context 443 Show data context 272 Show data context 234 Show data context 141 Show data context 41 Show data context
Whooping-cough 114,575 Show data context 3,689 Show data context 143 Show data context 19 Show data context 6 Show data context 10 Show data context 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Typhus 861 Show data context 1,252 Show data context 1,213 Show data context 1,542 Show data context 1,389 Show data context 2,042 Show data context 1,797 Show data context 1,478 Show data context 929 Show data context 483 Show data context 108 Show data context
Enteric Fever 12,271 Show data context 9,119 Show data context 7,536 Show data context 8,866 Show data context 7,617 Show data context 9,681 Show data context 6,375 Show data context 4,905 Show data context 3,613 Show data context 2,237 Show data context 657 Show data context
Simple Cont Fever 6,900 Show data context 3,710 Show data context 1,819 Show data context 1,440 Show data context 1,186 Show data context 1,860 Show data context 1,602 Show data context 1,484 Show data context 1,620 Show data context 1,427 Show data context 710 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 864 Show data context 3,866 Show data context 7,648 Show data context 4,073 Show data context 153 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 181,258 Show data context 1,736 Show data context 488 Show data context 387 Show data context 622 Show data context 1,740 Show data context 2,173 Show data context 2,750 Show data context 5,075 Show data context 8,821 Show data context 10,634 Show data context
Cholera 3,227 Show data context 219 Show data context 80 Show data context 74 Show data context 88 Show data context 251 Show data context 339 Show data context 451 Show data context 554 Show data context 394 Show data context 170 Show data context
Cancer 391 Show data context 199 Show data context 194 Show data context 373 Show data context 569 Show data context 4,251 Show data context 13,953 Show data context 24,979 Show data context 30,030 Show data context 23,674 Show data context 9,945 Show data context
Scrofula 16,334 Show data context 2,228 Show data context 1,710 Show data context 1,712 Show data context 1,244 Show data context 1,723 Show data context 1,202 Show data context 1,056 Show data context 963 Show data context 630 Show data context 137 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 64,238 Show data context 3,522 Show data context 1,908 Show data context 1,310 Show data context 745 Show data context 841 Show data context 556 Show data context 418 Show data context 316 Show data context 183 Show data context 26 Show data context
Phthisis 23,627 Show data context 9,498 Show data context 15,705 Show data context 44,107 Show data context 62,105 Show data context 120,053 Show data context 97,410 Show data context 61,361 Show data context 32,560 Show data context 10,721 Show data context 1,372 Show data context
Hydrocephalus 59,944 Show data context 8,139 Show data context 2,807 Show data context 1,034 Show data context 479 Show data context 526 Show data context 283 Show data context 98 Show data context 52 Show data context 18 Show data context 3 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 269,911 Show data context 15,507 Show data context 8,058 Show data context 7,940 Show data context 7,573 Show data context 20,152 Show data context 31,666 Show data context 44,753 Show data context 67,193 Show data context 87,862 Show data context 64,445 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 2,843 Show data context 3,963 Show data context 5,815 Show data context 6,769 Show data context 6,960 Show data context 21,101 Show data context 34,522 Show data context 45,055 Show data context 65,549 Show data context 72,922 Show data context 36,912 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 383,382 Show data context 15,208 Show data context 4,919 Show data context 6,554 Show data context 8,922 Show data context 25,959 Show data context 42,330 Show data context 64,344 Show data context 100,266 Show data context 121,587 Show data context 90,936 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 40,041 Show data context 5,049 Show data context 3,788 Show data context 4,544 Show data context 5,301 Show data context 14,586 Show data context 23,369 Show data context 32,922 Show data context 40,736 Show data context 36,790 Show data context 17,303 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 4,652 Show data context 2,592 Show data context 1,726 Show data context 2,278 Show data context 3,032 Show data context 8,352 Show data context 11,164 Show data context 13,100 Show data context 16,284 Show data context 16,883 Show data context 9,949 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 116 Show data context 10 Show data context 37 Show data context 204 Show data context 524 Show data context 1,733 Show data context 2,493 Show data context 2,964 Show data context 2,401 Show data context 1,695 Show data context 578 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 7 Show data context 1,001 Show data context 3,296 Show data context 8,499 Show data context 7,597 Show data context 347 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Suicide 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 78 Show data context 567 Show data context 994 Show data context 2,397 Show data context 3,026 Show data context 3,490 Show data context 3,358 Show data context 1,869 Show data context 570 Show data context
Other Violence 38,288 Show data context 10,576 Show data context 8,288 Show data context 8,741 Show data context 8,739 Show data context 15,829 Show data context 15,286 Show data context 14,404 Show data context 12,564 Show data context 9,170 Show data context 7,144 Show data context
Other Causes 525,866 Show data context 16,356 Show data context 8,765 Show data context 8,118 Show data context 7,652 Show data context 17,371 Show data context 21,408 Show data context 26,050 Show data context 40,545 Show data context 94,818 Show data context 230,877 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1880 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1871 - 1880 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 Supplement, 1871-80, cross-tabulated by age. Unlike earlier reports, the 1871-80 Supplement provides no information about gender at all.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, England Dep through time | Life and Death Statistics | Decennial Cause of Death by Age, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 05th December 2021