Eye cancer is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death in the UK, accounting for less than 1% of all cancer deaths (2018).[1-3]
In females in the UK, eye cancer is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death (less than 1% of all female cancer deaths). In males in the UK, it is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death (less than 1% of all male cancer deaths).
48% of eye cancer deaths in the UK are in females, and 52% are in males (2018).
Eye cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
For eye cancer mortality rates do not vary between UK constituent nations however incidence rates do vary between the UK constituent nations.
Eye Cancer (C69), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2018
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.1||0.1||0.0||0.0||0.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.2||0.6||0.4||0.3||0.2|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.2||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.3||0.4||0.5||0.4||0.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.1||0.2||0.1||0.0||0.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.2||0.4||0.4||0.3||0.2|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
- 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, C69.