International Comparison

The cancer mortality rates for males in the U.S. and Japan, at 150.0 and 166.8, are lower than in Germany. The U.S. has a slightly higher female mortality rate of 111.4, while Japan has a markedly lower female mortality rate of 76.0. Among European countries, Hungary has the highest male and female mortality rates of 251.0 and 132.2, respectively. Sweden has the lowest male mortality rate of 129.0, and Spain reports the lowest female mortality of 80.0.