There were 2,859 registrations of melanoma in New Zealand in 2021

We have published the latest results from our Melanoma Registrations factsheet.

Here are the main findings:

  • In 2021, there were 2,859 registrations of melanoma in New Zealand.
  • Melanoma registration rates were highest in males, people of European/Other ethnicity, and older adults, especially for people aged 75+ years and over.
  • Melanoma registration rates continue to be lower in the most deprived areas (NZDep2018 quintile 5) than in the least deprived areas.
  • Melanoma registration rates were higher for women in rural areas compared with women in the main urban areas but were not statistically different for males.

Read the full factsheet here: Melanoma Registrations