In females in the UK, melanoma skin cancer is the 18th most common cause of cancer death (1% of all female cancer deaths). In males in the UK it is the 17th most common cause of cancer death (1% of all male cancer deaths).
44% of melanoma skin cancer deaths in the UK are in females, and 56% are in males.
Melanoma skin cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised (AS) rates) are similar to the UK average in all the UK constituent countries.
Melanoma Skin Cancer (C43), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2017
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||2.8||2.3||2.1||2.3||2.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||3.3||3.5||3.7||4.8||3.2|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||4.5||3.6||3.5||3.6||4.5|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||5.1||5.4||5.7||6.9||5.0|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||3.7||3.0||3.0||3.3||3.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||4.0||4.1||4.3||5.3||4.0|
- 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 C43.