Cancer in men 2021

Cancer in women 2021

The numbers of cases of the most common cancers by different age group in 2021

Children and youth

Under 20-year-olds


20-69 year-olds

The rest of the people


Cancer in 2035

Cancer incidence among different age groups from 1953 to 20120 and projected development until 2035 for different age groups. This forecast was made in May 2022 and is based on the trends observed up to 2019.


Age group 0-74

The number of cancers diagnosed in people under 75 will remain almost unchanged in the coming years.


Age group 75-84

The impact of the baby boom is clearly reflected in the sharp increase in cancer rates in the 75-84 age group. The number of cases will start to decline after 2031.


Age group 85+

The annual number of cases in the 85+ age group is projected to more than double by 2035.

Statistic application

You can use the Finnish Cancer Registry’s interactive statistic application to browse statistics, view them in graphs and tables, and download the statistics you select to your own computer.

More detailed statistics from the interactive statistic application

More detailed statistics for 2021

Cancer 2021 -report

Cancer in Finland