Cervical cancer is the 17th most common cause of cancer death among women in the UK (2012), accounting for 1% of all female deaths from cancer.
In 2012, there were 919 deaths from cervical cancer in the UK.[1-3] The crude mortality rate shows that there are 3 cervical cancer deaths for every 100,000 females in the UK.
Cervical Cancer (C53), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2012
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
Analysis of cervical cancer mortality rates throughout the UK reports some variation between health boundaries,with the highest rates being in parts of the north and the lowest rates in parts of the south.[4,5]
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, January 2014. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/publications/all-releases.html?definition=tcm%3A77-27475.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, March 2014. Similar data can be found here: http://gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/theme/vital-events/general/ref-tables/index.html.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, December 2013. Similar data can be found here: http://www.nisra.gov.uk/demography/default.asp22.htm.
- NCIN. Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Cancer Network, UK, 2005. London: NCIN; 2008.
- NCIN. Cancer e-Atlas. European Age-Standardised Mortality Rates, UK (England: former Primary Care Trusts; Wales; Scotland: NHS Health Boards; Northern Ireland: Health and Social Care Trusts), 2009-2011.