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Deaths in Philadelphia 1861-1905

The information in this table is taken from the Annual Report of the Philadelphia Division of Vital Statistics for 1905. The population figures for 1870, 1880, 1890 and 1900 are taken from the United States Census for those years - the intervening years' population figures are estimates by the Division of Vital Statistics.

YearPopulationDeathsDeaths per
1000 persons
Persons living
to one death
1861576,40813,54023.4942.57
1862587,28713,86423.6042.86
1863598,16614,22023.7342.06
1864608,04515.87526.1038.30
1865618,92415,63325.2539.59
1866620,80315,36222.8040.99
1867640,68212,60019.7650.60
1868651,56113,39120.3948.65
1869662,44013,42820.2749.33
1870674,02215,31722,7244.00
1871700,00015,48522.1245.20
1872725,00018.98726.1938.18
1873750,00015,22420.2949.26
1874775,00015,23819.6650.86
1875800,00017,80522.2544.93
1876825,59418,89222.8843.69
1877850,85616,00418.8153.16
1878876,11815,74317.9755.65
1879901,38015,47317.1758.25
1880846,98017,71120.9147.82
1881868,00019,51522.4844.47
1882886,53920,05922.6244.19
1883907,04120,07622.1345.18
1884927,99519,99921.5546.40
1885949,43221,39222.5344.88
1886971,36820,00520.5948.55
1887993,80121,71921.8545.75
18881,016,75820,37220.0449.90
18891,040,24520,53619.7450.65
18901,046,96421,73220.7648.18
18911,069,26423,36721.8545.75
18921,092,16824,30522.2544.93
18931,115,56223,65521.2047.15
18941,139,45722,68019.9050.24
18951,163,86423,79620.4448.90
18961,168,79323,98220.1749.57
18971,214,25622,73518.7253.40
18981,240,26623,79019.1852.13
18991,266,83223,79618.7853.23
19001,293,69725,07819.3851.59
19011,321,40824,13718.2654.74
19021,349,71223,84717.6756.60
19031,378,62425.94718.8253.17
19041,408,16425,97118.4454.22
19051,438,31824,80717.2557.98