Gallbladder cancer is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death in the UK, accounting for less than 1% of all cancer deaths (2016).[1-3]
In males in the UK, gallbladder cancer is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death (less than 1% of all male cancer deaths). In females in the UK it is not among the 20 most common causes of cancer death (less than 1% of all female cancer deaths).
26% of gallbladder cancer deaths in the UK are in males, and 74% are in females.
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, 2016
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.5||0.5||0.4||-0.2||0.5|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||0.7||1.3||1.4||0.5||0.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.2||1.1||0.8||0.4||1.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.5||2.0||1.9||1.9||1.5|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.9||0.9||0.8||0.3||0.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.1||1.6||1.5||1.1||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, October 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, October 2017. 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, December 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2016, ICD-10 C23.