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Table 2 Numbers of people diagnosed with cancer 1994–2011 and still alive at 31/12/2011, by sex and age 1 , all invasive cancers 2

From: The magnitude and characteristics of the population of cancer survivors: using population-based estimates of cancer prevalence to inform service planning for survivorship care

  Females Males
Age-group No. of people % No. of people %
<40 4,218 7% 3,644 7%
40-49 6,347 11% 3,097 6%
50-59 12,115 21% 6,984 13%
60-69 15,030 26% 15,513 28%
70-79 11,830 20% 16,479 30%
80+ 8,514 15% 8,839 16%
Total 58,054 100% 54,556 100%
  1. 1age at 31/12/2011; 2excluding non-melanoma skin cancer.