47% of deaths for all cancers combined in the UK are in females, and 53% are in males.[1-3] This reflects the sex differences in cancer incidence (higher in men than women) and survival (higher in women than men).
All cancers combined mortality rates (European age-standardised
For all cancers combined, there are both mortality and incidence differences between the countries.
All Cancers Combined (C00-C97), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2018
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||217.5||261.6||227.5||225.0||223.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||221.0||273.5||241.7||245.1||226.2|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||312.9||358.6||328.1||321.2||319.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||317.5||374.3||347.0||348.4||323.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||258.4||303.4||272.6||267.4||264.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||261.1||312.9||284.0||283.6||266.5|
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, November 2019. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, October 2019. Similar data can be found here: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Publications/index.asp.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, June 2020. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2018. All cancers combined mortality ICD-10 C00-C97.