Table 2.

Estimated numbers of new cases and deaths, rates (per 106) and cumulative risk (%) from cancer, Africa 2012

Incidence (cases)Mortality (deaths)
PopulationCases% of worldCrude rate (per 100,000)Cumulative risk % (0–74)Deaths% of worldCrude rate (per 100,000)Cumulative risk % (0–74)
Both sexes
 World14,090,149199.718.58,201,030116.310.5
 Africa846,9616.079.012.8591,1697.255.19.4
  Sub-Saharan Africa626,3994.472.512.5447,7455.551.89.5
  North Africa220,5621.6106.113.4143,4241.769.09.3
Male
 World7,427,148208.821.04,653,132130.812.7
 Africa362,0374.967.512.3277,8496.051.89.5
  Sub-Saharan Africa256,2613.559.311.5200,8814.346.59.1
  North Africa105,7761.4101.614.276,9681.774.010.7
Female
 World666,3001190.516.43,547,898101.58.4
 Africa484,9247.390.413.4313,3208.858.49.4
  Sub-Saharan Africa370,1385.685.613.5246,8647.057.19.8
  North Africa114,7861.7110.512.866,4561.964.08.0