Data and relevant sources are given below for cancer survival rates, cancer mortality rates and cancer incidence in Ireland and internationally.

Summary Tables and Graphs

Figure 1 – 5-year Age Standardised Net Survival Rates for Selected Cancers, Ireland and OECD Average (View graph) (Download csv)


Detailed Tables

Table C1 – National Cancer Registry incidence data – online database Explanatory texts (metadata)


Useful Links (links open up in a new window)

Central Statistics Office

Annual Vital Statistics Reports – detailed mortality data. PDF reports

Statbank – online database

StatCentral – the portal to Ireland’s official statistics.

National Cancer Registry of Ireland

Cancer incidence – online database

Survival statistics – online database

International Data

WHO European Cancer Observatory – online resource

WHO European detailed mortality database (DMDB) – online database

WHO European Health For All database (HFA) – online database

Eurostat causes of death data for EU countries – online database

OECD – cancer incidence data – online database

OECD – cancer survival – online database

OECD – causes of mortality – online database