Prostate cancer is the 2nd most common cause of cancer death in males in the UK, accounting for 14% of all cancer deaths in males (2017). In females and males combined, prostate cancer is the 3rd most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 7% of cancer deaths (2017).[1-3]
Prostate cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
Prostate Cancer (C61), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, Males, UK, 2017
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||46.8||46.0||42.2||43.5||46.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||48.6||52.1||49.5||54.6||48.6|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||19.1||18.2||17.1||17.2||19.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||19.9||20.7||20.0||21.6||19.8|
- 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 C61.