In females in the UK, gallbladder cancer is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death (less than 1% of all female cancer deaths). In males in the UK it is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death (less than 1% of all male cancer deaths).
70% of gallbladder cancer deaths in the UK are in females, and 30% are in males.
Gallbladder cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
Gallbladder Cancer (C23), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2017
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.0||1.1||0.9||0.9||1.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.3||2.0||1.9||2.7||1.4|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.6||0.3||0.2||0.0||0.6|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.8||1.0||1.0||0.4||0.8|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.9||0.9||0.7||0.6||0.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.0||1.5||1.4||1.6||1.1|
Gallbladder cancer is one of the few non-sex-specific cancer types with a higher mortality AS Rate in women than men, this is probably due to sex differences in incidence.
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, November 2018. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, October 2018. Similar data can be found here: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Publications/index.asp.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, March 2019. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2017, ICD-10 C23.