Incidence Rates of Poliomyelitis in England

 Incidence Rates of Poliomyelitis in Other Countries     In the US

PHI thanks The British Polio Fellowship for obtaining the following records.

Acute Poliomyelitis became notifiable in 1912.

*Deaths include late effects.

Source: Annual Reports of the Registrar General. Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, England.

YEAR
NOTIFICATIONS
Acute Poliomyelitis
(paralytic)
Acute polio-encephalitis
(non-paralytic)
Total Poliomyelitis
Deaths*
1912
839
--
839
--
1913
745
--
745
--
1914
509
--
509
177
1915
517
--
517
172
1916
688
--
688
190
1917
354
--
354
168
1918
228
--
228
237
1919
553
82
615
179
1920
293
38
329
134
1921
488
51
539
169
1922
355
31
386
136
1923
587
57
644
119
1924
777
83
860
157
1925
371
51
422
156
1926
1158
138
1296
235
1927
801
94
895
182
1928
452
89
541
167
1929
531
91
622
140
1930
506
85
591
164
1931
339
55
394
98
1932
656
94
750
178
1933
711
83
794
202
1934
589
81
670
135
1935
630
67
697
145
1936
528
52
580
102
1937
758
95
853
152
1938
1485
96
1581
254
1939
732
87
819
142
1940
938
128
1066
159
1941
861
79
940
155
1942
545
91
636
123
1943
398
46
444
88
1944
438
57
495
97
1945
748
73
821
126
1946
600
55
655
116
1947
7095
551
7646
688
1948
1674
155
1829
239
1949
5439
479
5918
657
1950
5565
2195
7760
755

Source: Communicable Statistics Series MB3

YEAR
Notifications
Deaths
Acute Poliomyelitis
(paralytic)
Acute polio-encephalitis
(non-paralytic)
Total Poliomyelitis
Total Deaths
Excluding Late Effects
1951
1529
1085
2514
217
191
1952
2747
1163
3910
295
275
1953
2976
1571
4547
338
320
1954
1319
641
1960
134
112
1955
3712
2619
6331
270
241
1956
1717
1483
3200
137
114
1957
3177
1667
4844
255
226
1958
1419
575
1994
154
129
1959
739
289
1028
87
68
1960
257
121
378
46
23
1961
707
169
876
79
59
1962
212
59
271
45
18
1963
39
12
51
38
35
1964
29
8
37
29
4
1965
55
36
91
19
3
1966
19
4
23
22
1
1967
16
3
19
15
0
1968
19
5
24
15
0
1969
9
1
10
10
0
1970
6
0
6
19
0
1971
6
1
7
23
0
1972
3
2
5
15
0
1973
4
1
5
17
3
1974
5
1
6
23
0
1975
2
1
3
17
0
1976
10
3
13
25
1
1977
15
1
16
15
0
1978
3
0
3
18
0
1979
6
2
8
20
0
1980
2
1
3
21
0
1981
2
0
2
24
0
1982
2
0
2
19
0
1983
4
0
4
21
0
1984
0
0
0
38
0
1985
3
1
4
29
0
1986
2
1
3
34
1
1987
3
0
3
21
0
1988
1
1
2
27
3
1989
1
0
1
29
0
1990
1
0
1
1
1991
2
2
4
0
1992
2
1
3
0
1993
1
0
1
0
1994
0
0
0
1
1995
1
0
1
1
1996
0
1
1
1
1997
2
0
2
n/a
1998
2
1999
0
2000
0
Totals
62,264
17,038