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 41 Show data context 27 Show data context 19 Show data context 25 Show data context 18 Show data context 48 Show data context 11 Show data context 23 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Measles 1,762 Show data context 166 Show data context 11 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context 9 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Scarlet Fever 1,031 Show data context 440 Show data context 103 Show data context 17 Show data context 10 Show data context 19 Show data context 9 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 313 Show data context 131 Show data context 30 Show data context 18 Show data context 8 Show data context 12 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 3 Show data context 0 Show data context
Whooping-cough 1,767 Show data context 83 Show data context 1 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 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 4 Show data context 9 Show data context 19 Show data context 10 Show data context 24 Show data context 32 Show data context 19 Show data context 12 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 74 Show data context 135 Show data context 135 Show data context 170 Show data context 162 Show data context 182 Show data context 106 Show data context 59 Show data context 44 Show data context 9 Show data context 4 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 56 Show data context 35 Show data context 15 Show data context 19 Show data context 10 Show data context 10 Show data context 15 Show data context 12 Show data context 15 Show data context 12 Show data context 6 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 2,655 Show data context 19 Show data context 13 Show data context 7 Show data context 9 Show data context 25 Show data context 36 Show data context 43 Show data context 90 Show data context 170 Show data context 171 Show data context
Cholera 33 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 3 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 6 Show data context 8 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context
Cancer 11 Show data context 8 Show data context 4 Show data context 12 Show data context 13 Show data context 84 Show data context 296 Show data context 603 Show data context 778 Show data context 568 Show data context 241 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 1,600 Show data context 126 Show data context 82 Show data context 45 Show data context 34 Show data context 47 Show data context 22 Show data context 10 Show data context 7 Show data context 2 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 326 Show data context 291 Show data context 501 Show data context 1,138 Show data context 1,338 Show data context 2,484 Show data context 1,804 Show data context 1,153 Show data context 556 Show data context 193 Show data context 23 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,397 Show data context 366 Show data context 159 Show data context 86 Show data context 64 Show data context 76 Show data context 37 Show data context 29 Show data context 15 Show data context 7 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 5,500 Show data context 390 Show data context 194 Show data context 171 Show data context 141 Show data context 393 Show data context 543 Show data context 901 Show data context 1,523 Show data context 2,024 Show data context 1,344 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 52 Show data context 80 Show data context 125 Show data context 147 Show data context 172 Show data context 463 Show data context 904 Show data context 1,161 Show data context 1,757 Show data context 2,088 Show data context 1,256 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 6,604 Show data context 428 Show data context 115 Show data context 163 Show data context 201 Show data context 548 Show data context 755 Show data context 1,016 Show data context 1,430 Show data context 1,726 Show data context 1,270 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 2,084 Show data context 127 Show data context 89 Show data context 103 Show data context 133 Show data context 281 Show data context 483 Show data context 545 Show data context 753 Show data context 696 Show data context 350 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 197 Show data context 72 Show data context 33 Show data context 46 Show data context 84 Show data context 152 Show data context 231 Show data context 232 Show data context 275 Show data context 357 Show data context 225 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 16 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 6 Show data context 20 Show data context 58 Show data context 66 Show data context 78 Show data context 35 Show data context 45 Show data context 14 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 20 Show data context 117 Show data context 205 Show data context 115 Show data context 1 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 19 Show data context 75 Show data context 170 Show data context 107 Show data context 10 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 639 Show data context 164 Show data context 151 Show data context 225 Show data context 215 Show data context 444 Show data context 471 Show data context 422 Show data context 362 Show data context 256 Show data context 150 Show data context
Other Causes 9,293 Show data context 238 Show data context 206 Show data context 198 Show data context 168 Show data context 471 Show data context 525 Show data context 576 Show data context 656 Show data context 1,658 Show data context 3,605 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 Show data context 2 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Measles 2,163 Show data context 140 Show data context 12 Show data context 3 Show data context 4 Show data context 7 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 508 Show data context 217 Show data context 61 Show data context 13 Show data context 8 Show data context 19 Show data context 12 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Diphtheria 564 Show data context 208 Show data context 29 Show data context 15 Show data context 5 Show data context 13 Show data context 5 Show data context 6 Show data context 2 Show data context 2 Show data context 3 Show data context
Whooping-cough 2,087 Show data context 73 Show data context 2 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 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Typhus 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 3 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context
Enteric Fever 70 Show data context 111 Show data context 129 Show data context 158 Show data context 166 Show data context 207 Show data context 117 Show data context 65 Show data context 28 Show data context 10 Show data context 4 Show data context
Simple Continued Fever 22 Show data context 13 Show data context 4 Show data context 3 Show data context 7 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 7 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context
Diarrhoea and Dysentery 3,228 Show data context 16 Show data context 4 Show data context 2 Show data context 5 Show data context 13 Show data context 12 Show data context 22 Show data context 48 Show data context 100 Show data context 120 Show data context
Cholera 60 Show data context 1 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 1 Show data context 4 Show data context 6 Show data context 14 Show data context 9 Show data context 5 Show data context 5 Show data context
Cancer 23 Show data context 12 Show data context 11 Show data context 16 Show data context 17 Show data context 140 Show data context 450 Show data context 909 Show data context 1,120 Show data context 920 Show data context 353 Show data context
Tabes Mesenterica 1,484 Show data context 152 Show data context 81 Show data context 44 Show data context 47 Show data context 57 Show data context 39 Show data context 19 Show data context 13 Show data context 4 Show data context 1 Show data context
Phthisis 337 Show data context 240 Show data context 426 Show data context 1,041 Show data context 1,238 Show data context 2,304 Show data context 1,826 Show data context 1,206 Show data context 635 Show data context 175 Show data context 18 Show data context
Other Tuberculosis 1,592 Show data context 407 Show data context 195 Show data context 175 Show data context 123 Show data context 130 Show data context 71 Show data context 44 Show data context 33 Show data context 18 Show data context 4 Show data context
Diseases of Nervous System 5,554 Show data context 314 Show data context 152 Show data context 148 Show data context 133 Show data context 352 Show data context 663 Show data context 1,012 Show data context 1,482 Show data context 2,024 Show data context 1,323 Show data context
Diseases of Circulatory System 127 Show data context 107 Show data context 125 Show data context 168 Show data context 197 Show data context 543 Show data context 981 Show data context 1,497 Show data context 2,253 Show data context 2,464 Show data context 1,460 Show data context
Diseases of Respiratory System 8,094 Show data context 396 Show data context 106 Show data context 172 Show data context 200 Show data context 488 Show data context 734 Show data context 1,020 Show data context 1,510 Show data context 1,808 Show data context 1,458 Show data context
Diseases of Digestive System 4,556 Show data context 157 Show data context 110 Show data context 156 Show data context 183 Show data context 312 Show data context 478 Show data context 698 Show data context 741 Show data context 674 Show data context 365 Show data context
Diseases of Urinary System 155 Show data context 40 Show data context 46 Show data context 47 Show data context 80 Show data context 229 Show data context 266 Show data context 334 Show data context 422 Show data context 425 Show data context 234 Show data context
Diseases of Generative System 13 Show data context 0 Show data context 1 Show data context 9 Show data context 24 Show data context 63 Show data context 81 Show data context 65 Show data context 31 Show data context 27 Show data context 14 Show data context
Puerperal Fever 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 24 Show data context 108 Show data context 208 Show data context 89 Show data context 1 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 20 Show data context 97 Show data context 277 Show data context 173 Show data context 6 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Violence 947 Show data context 202 Show data context 172 Show data context 261 Show data context 287 Show data context 550 Show data context 545 Show data context 559 Show data context 436 Show data context 292 Show data context 175 Show data context
Other Causes 10,268 Show data context 209 Show data context 209 Show data context 239 Show data context 222 Show data context 551 Show data context 605 Show data context 682 Show data context 882 Show data context 2,126 Show data context 3,939 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, Northumberland RegC through time | Life and Death Statistics | Decennial Cause of Death by Age, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st January 2020