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 273 Show data context 85 Show data context 18 Show data context 37 Show data context 49 Show data context 69 Show data context 40 Show data context 21 Show data context 16 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 1,052 Show data context 60 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 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
Scarlet Fever 766 Show data context 268 Show data context 40 Show data context 10 Show data context 8 Show data context 16 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 206 Show data context 100 Show data context 5 Show data context 9 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,968 Show data context 71 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 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 0 Show data context
Typhus 5 Show data context 5 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context 4 Show data context 13 Show data context 8 Show data context 8 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 76 Show data context 60 Show data context 51 Show data context 65 Show data context 50 Show data context 67 Show data context 52 Show data context 39 Show data context 19 Show data context 12 Show data context 2 Show data context
Simple Cont Fever 35 Show data context 20 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 9 Show data context 15 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 12 Show data context 33 Show data context 91 Show data context 47 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,872 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 16 Show data context 23 Show data context 27 Show data context 52 Show data context 52 Show data context
Cholera 45 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Cancer 7 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 10 Show data context 59 Show data context 257 Show data context 378 Show data context 424 Show data context 294 Show data context 91 Show data context
Scrofula 300 Show data context 30 Show data context 23 Show data context 14 Show data context 8 Show data context 20 Show data context 9 Show data context 10 Show data context 9 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 838 Show data context 21 Show data context 17 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 253 Show data context 75 Show data context 104 Show data context 367 Show data context 641 Show data context 1,668 Show data context 1,576 Show data context 1,018 Show data context 512 Show data context 136 Show data context 12 Show data context
Hydrocephalus 907 Show data context 115 Show data context 20 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context 10 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,867 Show data context 155 Show data context 45 Show data context 65 Show data context 57 Show data context 195 Show data context 311 Show data context 525 Show data context 744 Show data context 865 Show data context 540 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 36 Show data context 44 Show data context 70 Show data context 92 Show data context 81 Show data context 271 Show data context 418 Show data context 549 Show data context 719 Show data context 673 Show data context 322 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 4,805 Show data context 154 Show data context 43 Show data context 60 Show data context 102 Show data context 300 Show data context 518 Show data context 859 Show data context 1,313 Show data context 1,607 Show data context 986 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 392 Show data context 44 Show data context 32 Show data context 42 Show data context 63 Show data context 195 Show data context 280 Show data context 394 Show data context 379 Show data context 317 Show data context 152 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 43 Show data context 29 Show data context 16 Show data context 42 Show data context 45 Show data context 128 Show data context 157 Show data context 251 Show data context 252 Show data context 183 Show data context 114 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 8 Show data context 23 Show data context 27 Show data context 33 Show data context 31 Show data context 23 Show data context 2 Show data context
Childbirth 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 6 Show data context 23 Show data context 82 Show data context 47 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Suicide 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 19 Show data context 32 Show data context 54 Show data context 42 Show data context 31 Show data context 24 Show data context 7 Show data context
Other Violence 787 Show data context 91 Show data context 43 Show data context 47 Show data context 75 Show data context 182 Show data context 173 Show data context 180 Show data context 164 Show data context 137 Show data context 107 Show data context
Other Causes 4,535 Show data context 155 Show data context 89 Show data context 99 Show data context 97 Show data context 249 Show data context 296 Show data context 278 Show data context 363 Show data context 874 Show data context 1,565 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, St Pancras 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/10093351/cube/CoD_DS_1870s

Date accessed: 28th January 2022