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 14 Show data context 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 11 Show data context 3 Show data context 5 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 1,229 Show data context 98 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 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
Scarlet Fever 247 Show data context 111 Show data context 28 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 429 Show data context 142 Show data context 16 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 10 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,544 Show data context 60 Show data context 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
Typhus 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 35 Show data context 38 Show data context 65 Show data context 59 Show data context 83 Show data context 113 Show data context 65 Show data context 36 Show data context 16 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 12 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 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
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,502 Show data context 6 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 12 Show data context 15 Show data context 20 Show data context 31 Show data context 62 Show data context
Cholera 33 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 15 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 10 Show data context 12 Show data context 76 Show data context 258 Show data context 500 Show data context 617 Show data context 377 Show data context 133 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 709 Show data context 33 Show data context 25 Show data context 12 Show data context 6 Show data context 12 Show data context 10 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 184 Show data context 62 Show data context 68 Show data context 236 Show data context 452 Show data context 1,537 Show data context 1,621 Show data context 995 Show data context 493 Show data context 114 Show data context 13 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,106 Show data context 135 Show data context 45 Show data context 42 Show data context 30 Show data context 39 Show data context 33 Show data context 18 Show data context 6 Show data context 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,917 Show data context 133 Show data context 46 Show data context 48 Show data context 41 Show data context 158 Show data context 302 Show data context 459 Show data context 692 Show data context 860 Show data context 595 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 62 Show data context 55 Show data context 94 Show data context 106 Show data context 105 Show data context 296 Show data context 475 Show data context 650 Show data context 793 Show data context 861 Show data context 470 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 4,306 Show data context 199 Show data context 30 Show data context 55 Show data context 87 Show data context 342 Show data context 531 Show data context 838 Show data context 1,209 Show data context 1,425 Show data context 946 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 894 Show data context 52 Show data context 36 Show data context 48 Show data context 65 Show data context 169 Show data context 293 Show data context 351 Show data context 420 Show data context 343 Show data context 175 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 29 Show data context 18 Show data context 15 Show data context 23 Show data context 56 Show data context 145 Show data context 199 Show data context 295 Show data context 319 Show data context 256 Show data context 139 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 10 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 11 Show data context 36 Show data context 40 Show data context 31 Show data context 23 Show data context 19 Show data context 9 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 62 Show data context 103 Show data context 55 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 5 Show data context 21 Show data context 53 Show data context 41 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 698 Show data context 119 Show data context 36 Show data context 56 Show data context 87 Show data context 212 Show data context 245 Show data context 206 Show data context 193 Show data context 135 Show data context 100 Show data context
Other Causes 3,848 Show data context 102 Show data context 99 Show data context 113 Show data context 98 Show data context 291 Show data context 327 Show data context 319 Show data context 357 Show data context 728 Show data context 1,463 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 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 1,246 Show data context 71 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 63 Show data context 31 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 512 Show data context 145 Show data context 19 Show data context 14 Show data context 4 Show data context 9 Show data context 6 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,181 Show data context 37 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 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
Enteric Fever 9 Show data context 21 Show data context 23 Show data context 40 Show data context 56 Show data context 82 Show data context 45 Show data context 24 Show data context 13 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,675 Show data context 5 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 12 Show data context 17 Show data context 30 Show data context 37 Show data context
Cholera 27 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 7 Show data context 14 Show data context 23 Show data context 106 Show data context 318 Show data context 571 Show data context 698 Show data context 557 Show data context 213 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 460 Show data context 29 Show data context 18 Show data context 11 Show data context 8 Show data context 18 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 138 Show data context 47 Show data context 59 Show data context 210 Show data context 425 Show data context 1,240 Show data context 1,486 Show data context 1,040 Show data context 527 Show data context 106 Show data context 16 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 898 Show data context 134 Show data context 53 Show data context 44 Show data context 35 Show data context 55 Show data context 42 Show data context 28 Show data context 16 Show data context 12 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,321 Show data context 73 Show data context 27 Show data context 37 Show data context 44 Show data context 124 Show data context 231 Show data context 400 Show data context 565 Show data context 785 Show data context 561 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 55 Show data context 57 Show data context 113 Show data context 118 Show data context 130 Show data context 275 Show data context 532 Show data context 653 Show data context 831 Show data context 807 Show data context 458 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 3,800 Show data context 137 Show data context 25 Show data context 53 Show data context 94 Show data context 339 Show data context 610 Show data context 895 Show data context 1,326 Show data context 1,441 Show data context 966 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,343 Show data context 55 Show data context 37 Show data context 63 Show data context 90 Show data context 156 Show data context 238 Show data context 346 Show data context 361 Show data context 233 Show data context 123 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 29 Show data context 16 Show data context 17 Show data context 27 Show data context 42 Show data context 112 Show data context 236 Show data context 282 Show data context 323 Show data context 268 Show data context 149 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 9 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 8 Show data context 33 Show data context 52 Show data context 33 Show data context 10 Show data context 20 Show data context 3 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 51 Show data context 75 Show data context 30 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 4 Show data context 21 Show data context 79 Show data context 48 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 716 Show data context 118 Show data context 50 Show data context 64 Show data context 94 Show data context 225 Show data context 272 Show data context 283 Show data context 223 Show data context 185 Show data context 118 Show data context
Other Causes 3,857 Show data context 83 Show data context 82 Show data context 116 Show data context 118 Show data context 325 Show data context 456 Show data context 471 Show data context 496 Show data context 667 Show data context 1,390 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, 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_1880s

Date accessed: 28th January 2022