Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in males in the UK (2014), accounting for 26% of all new cases of cancer in males.[1-4]
In 2014, there were 46,690 new cases of prostate cancer in males in the UK.[1-4] The
Prostate Cancer (C61), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, Males, UK, 2014
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||176.0||175.5||137.5||153.7||173.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||179.5||189.6||147.3||172.8||176.3|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
For prostate cancer, there are few established risk factors therefore differences between countries largely reflect differences in diagnosis and data recording.
- 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, ICD10 C61