Gallbladder cancer accounts for less than 1% of cancer deaths in the UK for males and females combined (2014) and is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death.[1-3] In males, it is the 20th most common cause of cancer death in the UK (less than 1% of all male cancer deaths), whilst in females it is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death in the UK (less than 1% of all female cancer deaths).[1-3]
In 2014, there were 571 gallbladder cancer deaths in the UK: 154 (27%) in males and 417 (73%) in females, giving a male:female ratio of around 4:10.[1-3] The crude mortality rate shows that there is less than 1 gallbladder cancer death for every 100,000 males in the UK, and 1 for every 100,000 females.
Gallbladder Cancer (C23), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2014
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.5||0.0||0.3||0.5||0.5|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.7||0.6||0.9||2.3||0.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.1||0.8||0.7||1.2||1.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.4||1.9||1.5||3.3||1.4|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.9||0.6||0.6||1.2||0.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.0||1.2||1.2||2.6||1.1|
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, November 2015. Similar data can be found here: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/deathsregistrationsummarytables/previousReleases.
- Data were provided by Information Services Division (ISD) Scotland on request, November 2015. Similar data can be found here: http://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/vital-events/vital-events-reference-tables.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency on request, November 2015. Similar data can be found here: http://www.nisra.gov.uk/demography/default.asp2.htm.