Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) accounts for 1% of all new cancer cases in the UK, and 37% of all leukaemia types combined (2014).[1-4]
In 2014, there were 3,515 new cases of CLL in the UK: 2,204 (63%) in males and 1,311 (37%) in females, giving a male:female ratio of around 17:10.[1-4] The
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (C91.1), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2014
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||8.3||8.0||3.8||2.0||8.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||9.1||11.3||5.7||4.8||8.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||4.0||3.8||1.7||1.1||3.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||4.5||5.8||2.8||3.0||4.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||6.1||6.0||2.8||1.9||5.8|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||6.5||7.8||3.9||3.5||6.2|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
For chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, there are few established risk factors therefore differences between countries largely reflect differences in diagnosis and data recording.
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, June 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/cancerregistrationstatisticsengland/previousReleases.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, May 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Publications/.
- Data were provided by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit, Health Intelligence Division, Public Health Wales on request, June 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.wcisu.wales.nhs.uk
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, May 2016. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/
About this data
Data is for: UK, 2014, ICD-10 C91.1