Cancer data and stats

Statistical publications and data sets on cancer.


  • Published 02 January 2010
    This report updates the cancer incidence projections produced by the Ministry of Health since 2002.
  • Published 01 October 2009
    Annual statistical publication that collates and analyses information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand. The commentary summarises key facts, mortality rates, trends and major causes of death by age group and sex.
  • Published 02 July 2009
    This annual statistical publication collates and analyses data on primary malignant tumour cases diagnosed in New Zealand, as reported to the New Zealand Cancer Registry.
  • Published 02 August 2006
    This new publication is an analysis of cancer registration data and mortality data over a five-year period. Its purpose is to give a measure of the comparative survival of cancer patients for 20 sites of cancer.
  • Published 02 August 2006
    The Cancer Collections Framework report defines a strategic ‘Roadmap’ for the development of cancer information in the next five years.
  • Published 01 May 2006
    Unequal Impact: Māori and Non-Māori Cancer Statistics 1996–2001is the first cancer chartbook of Māori and Non-Māori cancer statistics. This chartbook of Māori and non-Māori cancer statistics provides comprehensive analysis of differences in cancer incidences, mortality, stage of diagnosis and survival in New Zealand using national cancer registrations, deaths data and hospital admissions data for the six-year period 1996–2001 (inclusive). The statistics in this cancer chart book are presented by gender and by total population, and are also age standardised and age specific.
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