Acute myeloid leukaemia accounted for 2% of all cancer deaths in the UK in 2017.[1-3]
In females in the UK, acute myeloid leukaemia accounted for 1% of all female cancer deaths. In males in the UK it is accounted for 2% of all male cancer deaths.
In 2017, 40% of acute myeloid leukaemia deaths in the UK were in females and 60% were in males.
Acute myeloid leukaemia mortality rates (
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, 2017
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||3.0||2.5||2.2||1.9||3.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||3.4||3.8||3.8||4.1||3.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||5.5||4.3||5.3||2.8||5.5|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||6.1||6.1||7.9||6.0||6.1|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||4.2||3.5||3.9||2.7||4.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||4.5||4.6||5.3||4.5||4.5|
- 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 C92.0, C92.4, C92.5, C92.6, C92.8, C93.0, C94.0, C94.2.