Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia accounted for less than 1% of all cancer deaths in the UK in 2018.[1-3]
In females in the UK, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia accounted for less than 1% of all female cancer deaths. In males in the UK, it accounted for less than 1% of all male cancer deaths).
40% of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia deaths in the UK are in females, and 60% are in males (2018).
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia mortality rates (
For chronic lymphocytic leukaemia mortality rates do not vary between UK constituent nations however incidence rates do vary between the UK constituent nations.
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (C91.1), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2018
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||0.9||0.6||0.6||0.2||0.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.1||1.2||1.6||1.3||1.1|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||2.0||1.5||1.6||0.7||2.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||2.4||2.7||3.3||2.8||2.3|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.4||1.1||1.2||0.6||1.4|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.6||1.7||2.0||1.7||1.6|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, November 2019. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, October 2019. 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, June 2020. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2018, C91.1.