Cancer: Historical summary 1948–2012

These tables contain cancer registration and death data for selected cancers by sex, from 1948–2012.

Published online: 
06 October 2015

The registration data in this document reflects the data published in the Ministry of Health’s Cancer: New registrations and deaths publication for that particular year, and does not reflect any subsequent updates made to the New Zealand Cancer Registry. Information relating to cancer deaths is unlikely to change over time.

Data is sourced from the New Zealand Cancer Registry and the New Zealand Mortality Collection, as well as the Cancer: New Registrations and Deaths and Mortality and Demographic data publications, and Medical Statistics of New Zealand for data relating to 1948-1960.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    06 October 2015
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2015. Cancer: Historical summary 1948–2012. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:

    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

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