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Mesothelioma statistics

Mesothelioma Stats Doughnut

  • 2,570 people in the UK were diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2011.
  • There were 2,310 deaths from mesothelioma in the UK in 2011.


Stats, info and publications

See our Key Facts for a summary of the main stats and information.

See in-depth statistics for Incidence, Mortality, and Risk factors.

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The latest statistics available for mesothelioma are; incidence 2011, and mortality 2011. Survival data are not available for mesothelioma. Find out why these are the latest statistics available

The ICD code for mesothelioma is ICD-10 C45.

Specific questions and answers about some of Cancer Research UK's statistics and information and explanations on terminology used for statistics and reporting of cancer, and the methods used to calculate some of the statistics are also available. 


We would like to acknowledge the essential work of the cancer registries in the United Kingdom and Ireland Association of Cancer Registries, without which there would be no data. 

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Updated: 23 April 2014