Number of mesothelioma deaths and average annual rates per million by age and sex in three year periods, 1970-2011
 
Age group (yrs)             Time periodd              
1970-1972 1973-1975 1976-1978 1979-1981 1982-1984 1985-1987 1988-1990 1991-1993 1994-1996 1997-1999 2000-2002 2003-2005 2006-2008 2009-2011(p)
Males 0-24 Deaths 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
Rate per million 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
  25-34 Deaths 4 7 7 3 2 6 3 3 3 6 0 3 1 3
  Rate per million 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.3
  35-44 Deaths 18 20 35 43 54 58 66 63 29 23 19 22 19 14
  Rate per million 1.9 2.1 3.7 4.4 5.1 5.1 5.7 5.6 2.6 1.9 1.5 1.7 1.4 1.1
  45-54 Deaths 72 116 155 161 188 227 285 340 353 316 274 197 130 105
  Rate per million 7.3 11.6 16.2 17.5 20.7 25.1 30.6 34.0 32.7 28.3 24.5 17.8 11.3 8.5
  55-64 Deaths 177 199 268 349 464 591 679 742 846 923 1089 1094 992 851
  Rate per million 19.4 23.1 30.7 40.1 52.2 68.1 80.8 89.3 101.4 108.5 119.6 110.5 95.8 80.6
  65-74 Deaths 140 186 275 368 465 589 802 1043 1304 1403 1644 1775 1954 2027
  Rate per million 23.9 29.6 42.1 55.3 73.0 91.2 121.9 154.7 190.6 208.8 243.1 255.7 277.5 269.2
  75-84 Deaths 34 53 105 158 235 340 418 580 716 1039 1286 1619 1868 2183
  Rate per million 16.2 24.6 44.7 60.5 81.4 109.1 126.8 174.5 213.6 286.1 335.3 397.7 445.1 496.5
  85+ Deaths 9 4 12 9 20 34 57 69 145 203 261 330 488 647
  Rate per million 25.0 10.5 30.6 22.0 46.7 69.7 99.7 104.9 192.7 240.9 285.3 341.2 414.0 486.9
  Total
males
Deaths 455 586 857 1091 1429 1846 2310 2840 3396 3913 4574 5042 5452 5830
  Rate per million 5.7 7.3 10.7 13.6 17.9 23.0 28.6 34.8 41.3 47.2 54.4 59.1 62.5 65.2
                                 
Females 0-24 Deaths 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Rate per million 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
  25-34 Deaths 2 5 0 5 2 4 2 1 1 0 3 2 2 1
  Rate per million 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
  35-44 Deaths 10 5 6 16 13 13 6 14 8 6 11 6 10 7
  Rate per million 1.1 0.5 0.7 1.7 1.2 1.2 0.5 1.2 0.7 0.5 0.9 0.4 0.7 0.5
  45-54 Deaths 23 19 16 26 23 18 36 50 48 45 52 49 39 48
  Rate per million 2.3 1.9 1.7 2.8 2.5 2.0 3.9 5.0 4.4 4.0 4.6 4.3 3.3 3.8
  55-64 Deaths 42 47 57 79 74 80 79 72 96 122 167 174 206 177
  Rate per million 4.2 4.9 5.9 8.3 7.7 8.6 8.9 8.3 11.1 13.9 17.8 17.0 19.2 16.2
  65-74 Deaths 36 56 63 93 109 108 142 188 169 198 222 251 321 379
  Rate per million 4.4 6.7 7.4 10.8 13.3 13.1 17.3 22.8 20.6 25.2 28.7 32.3 41.1 46.0
  75-84 Deaths 14 17 32 42 40 56 82 97 135 201 257 309 351 361
  Rate per million 3.3 3.8 6.8 8.3 7.4 10.0 14.2 17.1 24.2 34.9 44.1 52.0 60.2 62.0
  85+ Deaths 5 3 4 6 10 13 19 9 31 38 74 81 120 182
  Rate per million 4.8 2.6 3.3 4.6 6.9 8.0 10.5 4.5 14.2 16.4 31.0 34.4 45.9 65.7
  Total
females
Deaths 132 153 179 268 272 292 366 432 489 610 786 872 1049 1157
  Rate per million 1.6 1.8 2.1 3.2 3.2 3.4 4.3 5.0 5.6 7.0 8.9 9.8 11.6 12.5
                                 
Grand total Deaths 587 739 1036 1359 1701 2138 2676 3272 3885 4523 5360 5914 6501 6987
Rate per million 3.6 4.5 6.3 8.3 10.3 12.9 16.1 19.5 23.0 26.5 31.1 33.9 36.6 38.4

Notes: (p)  2011 provisional

table MES004