Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in males in the UK (2014), accounting for 13% of all cancer deaths in males.[1-3]
In 2014, there were 11,287 prostate cancer deaths in males in the UK.[1-3] The crude mortality rate shows that there are 36 prostate cancer deaths for every 100,000 males in the UK.
Prostate Cancer (C61), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2014
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||47.2||46.2||43.7||37.0||47.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||49.1||54.2||49.8||47.8||49.0|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
Prostate cancer mortality rates throughout the UK shows very little variation between health boundaries.[4,5]
- 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 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.
- 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.