Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia accounted for less than 1% of all cancer deaths in the UK in 2018.[1-3]
In females in the UK, acute lymphoblastic leukaemia accounted for less than 1% of all female cancer deaths. In males in the UK, it accounted for less than 1% of all male cancer deaths).
44% of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia deaths in the UK are in females, and 56% are in males (2018).
Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia mortality rates (
For acute lymphoblastic leukaemia mortality and incidence rates do not vary between the UK constituent nations.
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (C91.0), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2018
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.3||0.1||0.0||0.0||0.3|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.4||0.4||0.5||0.9||0.4|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.4||0.3||0.1||0.0||0.4|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.6||0.9||0.8||0.6||0.6|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.4||0.2||0.2||0.1||0.4|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.5||0.6||0.6||0.6||0.5|
- 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, C91.0.