Acute myeloid leukaemia accounted for 2% of all cancer deaths in the UK in 2018.[1-3]
In females in the UK, acute myeloid leukaemia accounted for 1% of all female cancer deaths. In males in the UK, it accounted for 2% of all male cancer deaths).
42% of acute myeloid leukaemia deaths in the UK are in females, and 58% are in males (2018).
Acute myeloid leukaemia mortality rates (
For acute myeloid leukaemia there are mortality differences between countries despite there being no such differences in incidence.
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (C92.0, C92.4, C92.5, C92.6, C92.8, C93.0, C94.0, C94.2), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2018
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||2.9||2.7||2.7||0.8||3.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||3.3||4.0||4.4||2.5||3.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||5.0||4.3||4.1||1.7||5.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||5.6||6.2||6.4||4.2||5.5|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||3.9||3.6||3.5||1.5||3.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||4.3||4.7||4.9||3.0||4.2|
- 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, C92.0, C92.4, C92.5, C92.6, C92.8, C93.0, C94.0, C94.2.