Prostate cancer is the 2nd most common cause of cancer death in males in the UK, accounting for 13% of all cancer deaths in males (2018).In females and males combined, prostate cancer is the 3rd most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 7% of all cancer deaths (2018).[1-3]
Prostate cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
For prostate cancer mortality rates do not vary between UK constituent nations however incidence rates do vary between the UK constituent nations.
Prostate Cancer (C61), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, Males, UK, 2018
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||45.2||41.1||42.5||39.2||45.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||47.0||46.8||49.7||49.7||46.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||18.7||16.7||17.4||15.6||18.6|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||19.4||19.0||20.3||19.8||19.3|
- 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, C61.