Ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cause of cancer death in females in the UK, accounting for 5% of all cancer deaths in females (2017). In females and males combined, ovarian cancer is the 16th most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 2% of cancer deaths (2017).[1-3]
Ovarian cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
Ovarian Cancer (C56-C57.4), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, Females, UK, 2017
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||11.5||12.9||11.4||12.8||11.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||12.3||15.6||14.8||18.0||12.6|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||6.2||7.2||6.2||7.0||6.4|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||6.6||8.7||8.0||9.8||6.8|
- 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 C56-C57.4.