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 2,794 Show data context 1,068 Show data context 778 Show data context 1,125 Show data context 1,446 Show data context 2,288 Show data context 1,355 Show data context 742 Show data context 319 Show data context 159 Show data context 71 Show data context
Measles 105,167 Show data context 8,220 Show data context 614 Show data context 171 Show data context 144 Show data context 206 Show data context 113 Show data context 37 Show data context 18 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 54,002 Show data context 22,820 Show data context 4,174 Show data context 1,031 Show data context 587 Show data context 848 Show data context 342 Show data context 80 Show data context 36 Show data context 24 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diphtheria 23,361 Show data context 13,089 Show data context 2,814 Show data context 911 Show data context 463 Show data context 656 Show data context 468 Show data context 294 Show data context 265 Show data context 142 Show data context 41 Show data context
Whooping-cough 112,792 Show data context 3,920 Show data context 104 Show data context 27 Show data context 11 Show data context 13 Show data context 14 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 11 Show data context 12 Show data context
Typhus 132 Show data context 235 Show data context 250 Show data context 414 Show data context 360 Show data context 726 Show data context 791 Show data context 474 Show data context 266 Show data context 99 Show data context 21 Show data context
Enteric Fever 4,277 Show data context 5,447 Show data context 5,836 Show data context 7,358 Show data context 6,464 Show data context 8,809 Show data context 5,344 Show data context 3,375 Show data context 2,144 Show data context 973 Show data context 203 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 1,895 Show data context 1,046 Show data context 494 Show data context 403 Show data context 279 Show data context 449 Show data context 407 Show data context 394 Show data context 469 Show data context 426 Show data context 208 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 147,046 Show data context 1,515 Show data context 412 Show data context 340 Show data context 505 Show data context 1,267 Show data context 1,544 Show data context 2,044 Show data context 4,182 Show data context 7,609 Show data context 8,601 Show data context
Cholera 2,243 Show data context 176 Show data context 50 Show data context 49 Show data context 59 Show data context 166 Show data context 220 Show data context 291 Show data context 361 Show data context 265 Show data context 82 Show data context
Cancer 691 Show data context 318 Show data context 312 Show data context 531 Show data context 809 Show data context 4,970 Show data context 17,393 Show data context 34,199 Show data context 43,074 Show data context 35,857 Show data context 14,339 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 61,843 Show data context 3,735 Show data context 2,098 Show data context 1,390 Show data context 903 Show data context 1,105 Show data context 707 Show data context 487 Show data context 359 Show data context 199 Show data context 35 Show data context
Phthisis 17,611 Show data context 8,710 Show data context 14,293 Show data context 38,804 Show data context 53,240 Show data context 110,496 Show data context 92,702 Show data context 60,362 Show data context 32,196 Show data context 11,407 Show data context 1,683 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 72,735 Show data context 13,100 Show data context 6,290 Show data context 4,363 Show data context 2,994 Show data context 3,713 Show data context 2,392 Show data context 1,560 Show data context 1,021 Show data context 521 Show data context 124 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 268,612 Show data context 17,699 Show data context 8,906 Show data context 8,488 Show data context 7,715 Show data context 19,348 Show data context 32,685 Show data context 48,080 Show data context 75,107 Show data context 102,975 Show data context 72,845 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 4,560 Show data context 4,619 Show data context 7,329 Show data context 8,626 Show data context 8,353 Show data context 22,803 Show data context 39,895 Show data context 56,776 Show data context 85,896 Show data context 105,735 Show data context 63,550 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 432,725 Show data context 25,385 Show data context 5,991 Show data context 7,751 Show data context 10,154 Show data context 29,973 Show data context 47,672 Show data context 69,923 Show data context 106,306 Show data context 129,862 Show data context 97,406 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 99,322 Show data context 6,939 Show data context 4,520 Show data context 5,226 Show data context 5,484 Show data context 13,478 Show data context 22,012 Show data context 31,237 Show data context 40,021 Show data context 38,438 Show data context 19,241 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 6,440 Show data context 2,814 Show data context 1,718 Show data context 2,261 Show data context 3,150 Show data context 8,574 Show data context 12,869 Show data context 16,101 Show data context 20,348 Show data context 23,052 Show data context 13,801 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 568 Show data context 29 Show data context 90 Show data context 419 Show data context 748 Show data context 2,357 Show data context 3,137 Show data context 3,049 Show data context 2,222 Show data context 1,720 Show data context 629 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 925 Show data context 4,695 Show data context 10,182 Show data context 5,413 Show data context 191 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 723 Show data context 2,556 Show data context 7,275 Show data context 6,561 Show data context 291 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 38,661 Show data context 9,907 Show data context 7,180 Show data context 8,704 Show data context 8,531 Show data context 17,306 Show data context 18,780 Show data context 18,539 Show data context 16,554 Show data context 12,492 Show data context 8,368 Show data context
Other Causes 439,704 Show data context 10,638 Show data context 9,724 Show data context 10,022 Show data context 9,069 Show data context 20,199 Show data context 24,584 Show data context 27,574 Show data context 38,686 Show data context 86,572 Show data context 212,793 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 1,064 Show data context 326 Show data context 104 Show data context 163 Show data context 304 Show data context 755 Show data context 630 Show data context 340 Show data context 170 Show data context 103 Show data context 31 Show data context
Measles 111,313 Show data context 7,134 Show data context 541 Show data context 202 Show data context 103 Show data context 188 Show data context 110 Show data context 47 Show data context 20 Show data context 12 Show data context 1 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 28,340 Show data context 11,281 Show data context 2,458 Show data context 951 Show data context 587 Show data context 670 Show data context 280 Show data context 94 Show data context 34 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diphtheria 45,516 Show data context 21,537 Show data context 3,767 Show data context 1,038 Show data context 529 Show data context 727 Show data context 481 Show data context 296 Show data context 243 Show data context 115 Show data context 34 Show data context
Whooping-cough 105,457 Show data context 3,109 Show data context 106 Show data context 18 Show data context 10 Show data context 22 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 8 Show data context 13 Show data context
Typhus 40 Show data context 50 Show data context 48 Show data context 59 Show data context 65 Show data context 151 Show data context 152 Show data context 102 Show data context 41 Show data context 13 Show data context 7 Show data context
Enteric Fever 2,736 Show data context 4,049 Show data context 5,007 Show data context 7,479 Show data context 7,329 Show data context 10,730 Show data context 6,509 Show data context 3,671 Show data context 1,889 Show data context 661 Show data context 110 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 635 Show data context 237 Show data context 103 Show data context 81 Show data context 87 Show data context 121 Show data context 113 Show data context 103 Show data context 94 Show data context 90 Show data context 48 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 185,997 Show data context 1,075 Show data context 277 Show data context 197 Show data context 248 Show data context 801 Show data context 1,071 Show data context 1,783 Show data context 3,478 Show data context 6,592 Show data context 7,884 Show data context
Cholera 5,217 Show data context 149 Show data context 46 Show data context 48 Show data context 67 Show data context 181 Show data context 275 Show data context 391 Show data context 491 Show data context 301 Show data context 111 Show data context
Cancer 1,044 Show data context 518 Show data context 508 Show data context 848 Show data context 1,209 Show data context 6,277 Show data context 22,265 Show data context 46,481 Show data context 61,701 Show data context 54,308 Show data context 23,640 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 50,777 Show data context 3,371 Show data context 2,097 Show data context 1,617 Show data context 1,208 Show data context 1,639 Show data context 1,130 Show data context 743 Show data context 448 Show data context 197 Show data context 36 Show data context
Phthisis 13,877 Show data context 6,618 Show data context 11,115 Show data context 32,460 Show data context 45,683 Show data context 95,293 Show data context 89,296 Show data context 60,037 Show data context 31,527 Show data context 10,948 Show data context 1,641 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 71,058 Show data context 13,319 Show data context 7,034 Show data context 5,511 Show data context 4,179 Show data context 5,719 Show data context 3,925 Show data context 2,548 Show data context 1,664 Show data context 853 Show data context 247 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 229,996 Show data context 12,251 Show data context 6,780 Show data context 7,004 Show data context 6,322 Show data context 17,132 Show data context 32,054 Show data context 48,523 Show data context 75,152 Show data context 101,867 Show data context 75,398 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 6,805 Show data context 5,448 Show data context 8,207 Show data context 9,658 Show data context 9,078 Show data context 24,277 Show data context 42,344 Show data context 66,699 Show data context 102,964 Show data context 125,039 Show data context 75,115 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 417,776 Show data context 18,820 Show data context 5,258 Show data context 7,963 Show data context 10,054 Show data context 28,939 Show data context 49,049 Show data context 73,565 Show data context 111,534 Show data context 139,948 Show data context 114,647 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 159,775 Show data context 7,250 Show data context 5,013 Show data context 6,321 Show data context 6,653 Show data context 13,733 Show data context 21,811 Show data context 31,206 Show data context 36,450 Show data context 34,366 Show data context 19,482 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 5,941 Show data context 2,237 Show data context 1,679 Show data context 2,207 Show data context 3,113 Show data context 8,980 Show data context 14,973 Show data context 20,520 Show data context 25,815 Show data context 28,299 Show data context 17,881 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 629 Show data context 23 Show data context 55 Show data context 298 Show data context 599 Show data context 2,133 Show data context 3,013 Show data context 2,697 Show data context 1,770 Show data context 1,462 Show data context 693 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 681 Show data context 4,039 Show data context 9,647 Show data context 4,490 Show data context 132 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 710 Show data context 3,403 Show data context 10,399 Show data context 8,453 Show data context 401 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 46,757 Show data context 10,519 Show data context 6,719 Show data context 8,950 Show data context 9,229 Show data context 19,375 Show data context 21,698 Show data context 21,838 Show data context 18,671 Show data context 14,042 Show data context 9,936 Show data context
Other Causes 469,539 Show data context 9,893 Show data context 9,427 Show data context 11,927 Show data context 11,249 Show data context 26,947 Show data context 35,570 Show data context 41,727 Show data context 53,862 Show data context 108,683 Show data context 236,641 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 - 1900 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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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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Date accessed: 05th December 2021