Bladder cancer is the tenth most common cancer in the UK (2014), accounting for 3% of all new cases. In males, it is the eighth most common cancer (4% of all male cases), whilst it is the 15th most common cancer in females (2% of female cases).[1-4]
In 2014, there were 10,063 new cases of bladder cancer in the UK: 7,307 (73%) in males and 2,756 (27%) in females, giving a male:female ratio of around 27:10.[1-4] The
Bladder Cancer (C67), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2014
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||28.4||23.8||23.8||18.1||27.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||29.8||29.2||28.2||25.2||29.2|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||7.9||6.7||9.1||4.8||8.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||8.6||9.4||11.4||8.3||8.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||17.0||14.8||15.8||11.5||16.8|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||17.7||17.6||18.1||15.2||17.5|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
For bladder cancer, like most cancer types, differences between countries largely reflect risk factor prevalence in years past.
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, June 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/cancerregistrationstatisticsengland/previousReleases.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, May 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Publications/
- Data were provided by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit, Health Intelligence Division, Public Health Wales on request, June 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.wcisu.wales.nhs.uk.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, May 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/
About this data
Data is for: UK, 2014, ICD-10 C67