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 (2018).In females and males combined, ovarian cancer is the 15th most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 3% of all cancer deaths (2018).[1-3]
Ovarian cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
For ovarian cancer mortality and incidence rates do not vary between the UK constituent nations.
Ovarian Cancer (C56-C57.4), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, Females, UK, 2018
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||11.9||12.1||11.0||11.1||12.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||12.7||14.8||14.3||15.9||12.8|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||6.4||6.7||5.9||6.1||6.5|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||6.8||8.1||7.7||8.8||6.9|
- 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, C56-C57.4.