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 17 Show data context 1 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 8 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 1,369 Show data context 108 Show data context 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 342 Show data context 109 Show data context 13 Show data context 9 Show data context 2 Show data context 12 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 275 Show data context 131 Show data context 27 Show data context 6 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,635 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 37 Show data context 51 Show data context 30 Show data context 42 Show data context 30 Show data context 75 Show data context 44 Show data context 26 Show data context 14 Show data context 5 Show data context 1 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 15 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 1,682 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 11 Show data context 13 Show data context 28 Show data context 38 Show data context 42 Show data context
Cholera 68 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 32 Show data context 152 Show data context 282 Show data context 326 Show data context 277 Show data context 115 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 757 Show data context 17 Show data context 15 Show data context 10 Show data context 2 Show data context 7 Show data context 5 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 202 Show data context 55 Show data context 95 Show data context 278 Show data context 323 Show data context 911 Show data context 934 Show data context 582 Show data context 275 Show data context 89 Show data context 11 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 954 Show data context 112 Show data context 42 Show data context 36 Show data context 18 Show data context 29 Show data context 27 Show data context 17 Show data context 8 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 2,273 Show data context 137 Show data context 54 Show data context 67 Show data context 48 Show data context 196 Show data context 336 Show data context 491 Show data context 592 Show data context 764 Show data context 524 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 51 Show data context 40 Show data context 54 Show data context 51 Show data context 58 Show data context 184 Show data context 344 Show data context 488 Show data context 621 Show data context 766 Show data context 495 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 4,419 Show data context 214 Show data context 36 Show data context 38 Show data context 55 Show data context 222 Show data context 389 Show data context 519 Show data context 724 Show data context 951 Show data context 796 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 931 Show data context 53 Show data context 34 Show data context 41 Show data context 42 Show data context 86 Show data context 204 Show data context 255 Show data context 308 Show data context 335 Show data context 190 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 36 Show data context 12 Show data context 10 Show data context 16 Show data context 16 Show data context 80 Show data context 104 Show data context 141 Show data context 198 Show data context 178 Show data context 112 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 12 Show data context 17 Show data context 28 Show data context 26 Show data context 16 Show data context 8 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 9 Show data context 40 Show data context 94 Show data context 40 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 4 Show data context 17 Show data context 56 Show data context 51 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 435 Show data context 42 Show data context 56 Show data context 41 Show data context 64 Show data context 107 Show data context 128 Show data context 127 Show data context 99 Show data context 52 Show data context 37 Show data context
Other Causes 3,873 Show data context 80 Show data context 64 Show data context 72 Show data context 68 Show data context 147 Show data context 216 Show data context 212 Show data context 246 Show data context 490 Show data context 1,053 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 1,636 Show data context 100 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 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 341 Show data context 131 Show data context 28 Show data context 13 Show data context 4 Show data context 10 Show data context 0 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 1,074 Show data context 513 Show data context 77 Show data context 19 Show data context 9 Show data context 13 Show data context 7 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,546 Show data context 44 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
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 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 12 Show data context 26 Show data context 36 Show data context 49 Show data context 30 Show data context 90 Show data context 50 Show data context 32 Show data context 10 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 8 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,320 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 13 Show data context 17 Show data context 41 Show data context 61 Show data context
Cholera 83 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Cancer 10 Show data context 5 Show data context 8 Show data context 7 Show data context 9 Show data context 70 Show data context 261 Show data context 488 Show data context 639 Show data context 544 Show data context 270 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 490 Show data context 23 Show data context 7 Show data context 7 Show data context 8 Show data context 14 Show data context 6 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Phthisis 180 Show data context 58 Show data context 91 Show data context 293 Show data context 437 Show data context 960 Show data context 1,073 Show data context 747 Show data context 377 Show data context 124 Show data context 36 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 954 Show data context 125 Show data context 58 Show data context 53 Show data context 45 Show data context 55 Show data context 45 Show data context 24 Show data context 23 Show data context 10 Show data context 3 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 1,763 Show data context 98 Show data context 46 Show data context 60 Show data context 50 Show data context 195 Show data context 401 Show data context 512 Show data context 663 Show data context 918 Show data context 707 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 106 Show data context 78 Show data context 73 Show data context 83 Show data context 78 Show data context 253 Show data context 440 Show data context 639 Show data context 935 Show data context 1,122 Show data context 796 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 4,303 Show data context 158 Show data context 34 Show data context 73 Show data context 84 Show data context 297 Show data context 454 Show data context 723 Show data context 1,096 Show data context 1,360 Show data context 1,300 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 1,737 Show data context 62 Show data context 45 Show data context 58 Show data context 54 Show data context 116 Show data context 239 Show data context 313 Show data context 309 Show data context 321 Show data context 215 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 38 Show data context 18 Show data context 18 Show data context 17 Show data context 27 Show data context 81 Show data context 152 Show data context 224 Show data context 313 Show data context 279 Show data context 214 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 7 Show data context 20 Show data context 26 Show data context 25 Show data context 15 Show data context 11 Show data context 5 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 46 Show data context 106 Show data context 47 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 20 Show data context 77 Show data context 69 Show data context 4 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 621 Show data context 85 Show data context 53 Show data context 57 Show data context 79 Show data context 148 Show data context 176 Show data context 169 Show data context 158 Show data context 115 Show data context 97 Show data context
Other Causes 4,965 Show data context 89 Show data context 86 Show data context 113 Show data context 84 Show data context 263 Show data context 422 Show data context 458 Show data context 537 Show data context 922 Show data context 1,711 Show data context
Date: Source:
1881 - 1900 Registrar General, Decennial Supplement (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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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, Wandsworth 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/10488011/cube/CoD_DS_1880s

Date accessed: 16th May 2022