Cancer worldwide

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Statista dossier on cancer worldwide

This dossier presents facts and figures on cancer worldwide. This document offers valuable information about incidence rates, prevalence rates, deaths from cancer, as well as a special chapter highlighting deaths from cancer resulting from specific diets.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Leading health problems worldwide 2018

    • Adult population diagnosed with cancer by country 2018

    • Adult population diagnosed with cancer in select countries by gender 2018

    • Cancer sufferers based on lifestyle habits by select country 2018

    • Deaths caused by chronic diseases 2016

    • Availability of new cancer drugs by country as of 2018

    • Cancer patients using medication in select countries 2018

  • 2. Incidence
    • Percentage of new cancer cases worldwide by type 2018

    • Cancer - new cases worldwide by type 2018

    • Cancer - rate of new cases worldwide by type 2018

    • Cancer - new cases among males worldwide 2018

    • Cancer - number of new cases among females worldwide by type 2018

    • Cancer - new cases rate among males worldwide 2018

    • Cancer - new cases rate among females worldwide 2018

    • Percentage of new cancer cases worldwide by region 2018

    • Forecasted number of new cases of cancer worldwide from 2018 to 2040

  • 3. Prevalence
    • 12-month prevalence rates of cancer worldwide in 2018, by cancer type

    • 12-month prevalence rates of cancer among males worldwide in 2018, by cancer type

    • 12-month prevalence rates of cancer among females worldwide in 2018, by cancer type

    • 12-month prevalence rates of cancer worldwide in 2018, by region

  • 4. Deaths
    • Percentage of cancer deaths worldwide by type 2018

    • Cancer deaths worldwide by major type 2018

    • Cancer death rate worldwide by type of cancer in 2018

    • Cancer deaths among males worldwide by type 2018

    • Cancer deaths among females worldwide by type 2018

    • Cancer death rate for males worldwide by type of cancer in 2018

    • Cancer death rate for females worldwide by type of cancer in 2018

    • Percentage of cancer deaths worldwide by region 2018

    • Forecasted number of deaths from cancer worldwide from 2018 to 2040

  • 5. Focus: Diet and cancer
    • Deaths attributable to diets high in processed meat worldwide in 2017, by cause

    • Deaths attributable to diets high in sodium worldwide in 2017, by cause

    • Deaths attributable to diets high in red meat worldwide in 2017, by cause

    • Deaths attributable to diets low in fruits worldwide in 2017, by cause

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