Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in males in the UK, accounting for 26% of all new cancer cases in males (2015).[1-4]
Prostate cancer incidence rates (European
Prostate Cancer (C61), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, Males, UK, 2015
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||174.7||130.6||169.2||153.4||171.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||178.1||140.1||182.8||172.3||174.2|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||80.6||59.1||77.6||69.5||78.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||82.2||63.3||83.9||78.1||80.2|
For prostate cancer, there are few established risk factors therefore differences between countries largely reflect differences in diagnosis and data recording.
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, July 2017. Similar data can be found here: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/cancerregistrationstatisticsengland/previousReleases.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, August 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Publications.
- Data were provided by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit, Health Intelligence Division, Public Health Wales on request, October 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.wcisu.wales.nhs.uk.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, July 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2015, ICD-10 C61.