Cancer death rate worldwide by type of cancer in 2018

Lung cancer had the highest rate of death among all cancer types worldwide in 2018. In that year there were around 18.6 deaths from lung cancer per 100,000 population. The death rate for all cancers is 101.1 per 100,000 population.

Rate of cancer deaths worldwide in 2018, by type of cancer

Rate of death per 100,000 population
Lung 18.6
Breast 13
Colorectum 8.9
Liver 8.5
Stomach 8.2
Prostate 7.6
Cervixuteri 6.9
Oesophagus 5.5
Pancreas 4.4
Ovary 3.9
Leukaemia 3.5
Brain,centralnervoussystem 2.8
Non-Hodgkinlymphoma 2.6
Lip,oralcavity 2
Bladder 1.9
Kidney 1.8
Corpusuteri 1.8
Gallbladder 1.7
Multiplemyeloma 1.1
Larynx 1
Nasopharynx 0.84
Melanomaofskin 0.63
Oropharynx 0.57
Thyroid 0.42
Hypopharynx 0.39
Penis 0.35
Hodgkinlymphoma 0.3
Vulva 0.27
Mesothelioma 0.26
Kaposisarcoma 0.24
Salivaryglands 0.24
Testis 0.23
Vagina 0.16
Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Sources

Release date

July 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Age group

all ages

Supplementary notes

Release date represnts the date figures were accessed. Rates are age-standardized.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Cancer worldwide"

Further Content: You might find this interesting as well

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.