Cervical cancer is the 19th most common cause of cancer death in females in the UK, accounting for 1% of all cancer deaths in females (2017-2019). In females and males combined, cervical cancer is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death in the UK, accounting for less than 1% of all cancer deaths (2017-2019).[1-4]
Cervical cancer mortality rates (European
For cervical cancer, mortality differences between countries largely reflect differences in incidence.
Cervical Cancer (C53), Annual Average Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Female Population, UK, 2017-2019
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||2.3||3.0||2.7||1.8||2.5|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||2.6||3.7||3.7||2.9||2.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.2||1.6||1.4||0.9||1.3|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.3||2.0||1.9||1.5||1.4|
- England and Wales data were accessed from Nomis mortality statistics by underlying cause, sex and age, November 2021: Nomis mortality statistics by underlying cause, sex and age.
- Scotland data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, November 2021. Similar data can be found here: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Publications/index.asp(link is external).
- Northern Ireland data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, February 2022. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
- Population data were published by the Office for National statistics, accessed July 2020. The data can be found here: Population estimates for the UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, provisional: mid-2019.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2017-2019, C53.