FOI REF: FOI-2023-1163

You asked

Please could I request data of the ethnic groups incidence of breast cancers in the UK between 2009-2019 in 50-80 year olds.

We said

Thank you for your request.

We are responsible for the production of mortality data for England and Wales, this is driven by information collected from the death certificate at death registration. National Records Scotland (NRS) are responsible for statistics pertaining to Scotland and Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) are responsible for Northern Ireland. They can be contacted at and

We hold historic analysis of cancer incidence within the following analyses, however we are no longer responsible for the collection of this data.  

From 2019 this analysis is now undertaken by NHS Digital, so we would recommend contacting them for further information. They can be contacted at