Eye cancer accounts for less than 1% of all cancer deaths in the UK (2014) for both males and females.[1-3]
In 2014, there were 122 eye cancer deaths in the UK: 55 (45%) in males and 67 (55%) in females, giving a male:female ratio of around 8:10.[1-3] The crude mortality rate shows that there is less than 1 eye cancer death for every 100,000 males in the UK, and less than 1 for every 100,000 females.
Eye Cancer (C69), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2014
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.1||-0.1||0.1||-0.2||0.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.3||0.2||0.6||0.5||0.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.2||-0.0||0.1||-0.1||0.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.3||0.3||0.5||0.5||0.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.2||-0.0||0.2||-0.0||0.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.2||0.2||0.5||0.4||0.2|
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, November 2015. Similar data can be found here: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/deathsregistrationsummarytables/previousReleases.
- Data were provided by the Information Services Division (ISD) Scotland on request, November 2015. Similar data can be found here: http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/vital-events/vital-events-reference-tables.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency on request, November 2015. Similar data can be found here: http://www.nisra.gov.uk/demography/default.asp2.htm.