This report provides a wide range of cancer related statistics including historical data ranging back to 1982 and projections up to 2020; cancer mortality data ranges back to 1968. Australian Cancer Incidence and Mortality (ACIM) books will not be released in 2020 but will again be published in 2021.  Data previously within ACIM may be located within the Cancer data in Australia data and visualisations.


31 Jan 2019 - Mortality worksheets in the ACIM books for colorectal cancer and cancer of other and ill-defined digestive organs have been revised to correct errors in the counts and rates.

Data quality statement

Visit the ACD 2016 for the respective Data Quality Statement.

The data quality statements underpinning the AIHW NMD can be found on the following ABS internet pages:

For more information on the AIHW NMD visit Deaths data at AIHW, and for the National Death Index Data Quality Statement visit the NDI.