Bladder cancer is the 10th most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 3% of all cancer deaths (2018).[1-3]
In females in the UK, bladder cancer is the 13th most common cause of cancer death (2% of all female cancer deaths). In males in the UK, it is the 7th most common cause of cancer death (4% of all male cancer deaths).
32% of bladder cancer deaths in the UK are in females, and 68% are in males (2018).
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
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||4.5||5.2||3.9||4.8||4.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||5.0||6.9||5.9||8.1||5.1|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||13.5||12.7||11.9||10.6||13.6|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||14.5||15.9||15.7||16.4||14.5|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||8.3||8.6||7.7||7.7||8.4|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||8.8||10.2||9.8||10.7||8.9|
- 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, C67.