Non-melanoma skin cancer is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death in the UK, accounting for less than 1% of all cancer deaths (2016).[1-3]
In males in the UK, non-melanoma skin cancer is the 18th most common cause of cancer death (1% of all male cancer deaths). In females in the UK it is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death (less than 1% of all female cancer deaths).
66% of non-melanoma skin cancer deaths in the UK are in males, and 34% are in females.
Non-melanoma skin cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (C44), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2016
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||3.3||2.1||3.2||1.2||3.3|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||3.8||3.5||5.5||3.8||3.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.2||0.6||0.7||0.4||1.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.4||1.3||1.7||1.8||1.4|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||2.1||1.4||1.9||1.0||2.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||2.3||2.1||3.0||2.3||2.3|
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, October 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, October 2017. 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, December 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2016, ICD-10 C44.