Bladder cancer is the 9th most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 3% of all cancer deaths (2016).[1-3]
In males in the UK, bladder cancer is the 7th most common cause of cancer death (4% of all male cancer deaths). In females in the UK it is the 13th most common cause of cancer death (2% of all female cancer deaths).
67% of bladder cancer deaths in the UK are in males, and 33% are in females.
Bladder cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
Bladder Cancer (C67), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2016
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||13.6||14.8||14.1||14.0||14.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||14.6||18.4||18.5||20.7||15.0|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||4.6||5.4||4.7||2.2||4.8|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||5.1||7.2||6.9||4.6||5.2|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||8.4||9.5||9.0||7.2||8.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||8.9||11.3||11.2||10.2||9.1|
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, October 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, October 2017. 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, December 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2016, ICD-10 C67.