Cancer rates by location

Here's how cancer incidence and mortality rates look when mapped across Australia. You can toggle between cancer type, by incidence, mortality and mortality-to-incidence ratio.

means the area has a rate above the national average, means below average, is average, and means that there is no data for this area or is too small to be considered reliable. regions for more info.

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Quotes by Professor Dallas English,
Melbourne School of Population & Global Health and Cancer Council Victoria

- Professor Dallas English, Melbourne School of Population & Global Health and Cancer Council Victoria

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        The AIHW data are grouped by Statistical Areas Level 3 (SA3), which are a unit the Australian Bureau of Statistics assigns to denote a certain geographical area. An SA3 represents regions of between approximately 30,000 people and 130,000 people and often - but not always - aligns roughly with State Government Regions in rural areas and Local Government Areas in urban areas.