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Table 3 Estimated global and regional number of total cancer deaths (thousands) and mortality rate (per 100,000) by age, both sexes, 2000

From: Global and regional estimates of cancer mortality and incidence by site: II. results for the global burden of disease 2000

Region Age-group
  0–4 5–14 15–29 30–44 45–59 60–69 70–79 80+ Total
Number of deaths (000s)
World 46.0 49.4 141.3 462.1 1,503.0 1,852.4 1,901.0 1,078.7 7,033.9
AfrD 5.0 2.5 10.7 26.3 59.2 70.0 66.5 31.5 271.6
AfrE 4.9 2.6 15.2 33.1 65.0 76.4 72.1 31.5 300.8
AmrA 0.6 1.2 3.9 23.1 102.4 132.3 194.5 168.1 626.2
AmrB 3.2 4.4 10.7 31.7 86.4 94.3 103.5 66.6 400.8
AmrD 1.0 1.4 2.7 6.4 14.8 16.0 18.9 11.5 72.9
EmrB 1.2 2.0 3.8 8.0 19.2 18.2 17.8 7.7 77.8
EmrD 1.9 2.5 4.3 10.6 17.8 15.1 13.2 4.3 69.7
EurA 0.7 1.5 5.3 31.3 154.1 238.2 350.9 279.8 1,061.7
EurB1 0.7 1.1 3.9 16.6 59.3 76.6 69.8 26.5 254.5
EurB2 0.2 0.6 1.4 4.3 7.9 10.9 7.5 1.9 34.8
EurC 0.8 1.7 5.8 28.4 114.2 162.1 146.1 44.5 503.7
SearB 2.9 4.0 7.9 30.9 90.0 79.8 59.1 25.9 300.6
SearD 12.9 11.9 32.7 65.1 189.0 262.1 192.2 109.2 875.1
WprA 0.2 0.4 1.6 7.7 49.6 77.6 104.2 90.4 331.6
WprB1 8.9 10.6 28.5 128.2 451.6 503.1 467.5 165.6 1,764.0
WprB2 0.9 1.0 3.0 9.5 21.4 18.9 16.7 13.3 84.8
WprB3 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.6 1.2 0.7 0.4 0.2 3.4
Age-specific mortality rate per 100,000
World 7.6 4.1 9.0 36.3 186.8 548.2 965.1 1,702.1 116.5
AfrD 9.1 2.8 11.6 49.5 210.0 667.6 1,386.4 2,799.0 81.4
AfrE 8.5 2.7 16.3 63.6 243.8 798.9 1,612.8 2,932.2 89.1
AmrA 2.9 2.6 6.3 31.5 178.2 581.8 1,074.1 1,901.0 203.1
AmrB 7.0 4.9 8.6 34.1 159.9 463.9 895.3 1,773.8 90.7
AmrD 10.7 8.2 13.3 51.0 211.0 593.4 1,354.4 2,827.8 102.3
EmrB 7.3 5.7 9.1 31.5 144.0 374.6 688.6 1,182.8 55.8
EmrD 10.2 7.5 11.0 41.5 129.5 305.6 540.6 716.3 50.5
EurA 3.2 3.1 6.6 33.1 196.8 570.4 1,109.9 2,089.7 259.6
EurB1 5.7 4.2 9.0 47.1 226.3 602.5 874.0 1,325.3 153.5
EurB2 3.7 4.8 10.0 41.5 172.8 450.4 584.6 550.4 68.4
EurC 6.7 5.1 10.4 51.3 266.1 656.0 911.4 1,012.8 205.4
SearB 7.1 5.0 7.0 36.7 192.9 442.1 679.3 1,109.6 76.2
SearD 8.0 3.9 8.8 24.9 124.6 448.9 681.4 1,499.2 64.9
WprA 2.4 2.3 5.1 25.9 153.3 471.8 927.3 1,907.7 222.6
WprB1 8.6 4.5 8.4 38.1 218.2 617.6 1,080.7 1,435.2 130.0
WprB2 5.9 3.3 7.2 31.7 152.4 312.2 525.6 1,540.4 59.7
WprB3 4.3 4.3 8.2 47.8 173.4 280.3 378.4 1,162.9 49.1