Pancreatic cancer is the 11th most common cancer in the UK (2014), accounting for 3% of all new cases. In males, it is the 12th most common cancer (3% of all male cases), whilst it is the ninth in females (3% of all female cases).[1-4]
In 2014, there were 9,618 new cases of pancreatic cancer in the UK: 4,784 (50%) in males and 4,692 (50%) in females, giving a male:female ratio of around 10:10.[1-4] The
Pancreatic Cancer (C25), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2014
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||17.8||17.3||15.5||13.2||17.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||18.9||22.0||19.0||19.3||18.8|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||14.4||11.9||13.6||12.3||14.4|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||15.3||15.3||16.4||17.6||15.2|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||16.1||14.9||14.9||13.6||16.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||16.8||17.8||17.1||17.6||16.7|
For pancreatic cancer, like most cancer types, differences between countries largely reflect risk factor prevalence in years past.
- 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, ICD10 C25