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Rate per 100,000 population
Sex Site 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Male

All cancers

264

260

254

246

246

238

232

228

227

222

221

213

Lung

74

71

68

65

64

61

59

57

56

54

52

51

Colorectal

28

28

27

27

26

25

25

24

24

23

23

21

Stomach

16

15

15

14

13

13

12

11

11

10

9

9

Prostate

31

31

30

29

29

28

27

27

27

27

26

26

Bladder

11

11

11

10

10

10

9

9

9

9

9

8

Pancreas

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

Leukaemia

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

Oesophagus

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

13

Brain

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

Lip, mouth and pharynx

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

3

4

4

Kidney

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

Non Hodgkin's lymphoma

7

8

8

8

8

7

7

7

8

7

7

7

Larynx

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

Myeloma

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

Hogkin's disease

1

1

1

1

1

1

0

0

0

1

1

0

Testis

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Melanoma

2

3

2

2

2

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Female

All cancers

178

176

173

170

168

165

163

160

159

156

157

153

Breast

38

37

35

34

34

33

32

31

30

29

28

28

Colorectal

19

18

18

17

17

16

15

15

15

14

14

13

Lung

30

29

29

28

29

29

28

28

28

29

28

29

Stomach

7

6

5

6

5

5

5

5

4

4

4

4

Ovary

12

12

12

12

12

11

11

11

11

11

10

10

Cervix

4

4

4

4

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2

Pancreas

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

7

8

Uterus

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

Leukaemia

4

4

4

4

4

5

4

4

4

4

4

4

Oesophagus

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

Bladder

4

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Brain

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

Non Hodgkin's lymphoma

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

4

4

Myeloma

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

2

2

Kidney

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

Lip, mouth and pharynx

2

1

1

2

2

1

2

2

2

1

2

1

Melanoma

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

Hogkin's disease

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Larynx

1

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

(1) Cause of death for cancers was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Eighth Revision (ICD-8) for 1971 to 1978, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) for 1979 to 2000 and Tenth Revision (ICD-10) for 2001 to 2005. See the box below for specific codes.

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