Kidney cancer is the 13th most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 3% of all cancer deaths (2017).[1-3]
In females in the UK, kidney cancer is the 14th most common cause of cancer death (2% of all female cancer deaths). In males in the UK it is the 12th most common cause of cancer death (3% of all male cancer deaths).
38% of kidney cancer deaths in the UK are in females, and 62% are in males.
Kidney cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
Kidney Cancer (C64-C66,C68), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2017
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||4.8||5.6||4.0||1.8||4.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||5.3||7.4||6.1||4.1||5.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||9.7||10.6||8.6||8.6||9.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||10.5||13.5||11.9||13.5||10.6|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||7.1||8.1||6.5||5.3||7.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||7.5||9.8||8.3||7.8||7.6|
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, November 2018. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, October 2018. 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, March 2019. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2017, ICD-10 C64-C66, C68.