Pancreatic cancer is the fifth most common cause of cancer death in the UK (2014), accounting for 5% of all cancer deaths. In males, it is the fifth most common cause of cancer death in the UK (5% of all male cancer deaths), whilst it is the fourth most common cause of cancer death in females in the UK (6% of all female cancer deaths).[1-3]
In 2014, there were 8,817 pancreatic cancer deaths in the UK: 4,426 (50%) in males and 4,391 (50%) in females, giving a male:female ratio of around 10:10.[1-3] The
Pancreatic Cancer (C25), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2014
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||16.3||15.1||15.0||12.4||16.4|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||17.4||19.5||18.4||18.4||17.4|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||13.2||11.4||11.1||10.3||13.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||14.0||14.8||13.7||15.1||13.9|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||14.8||13.6||13.3||12.2||14.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||15.5||16.3||15.4||16.0||15.3|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
- 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.