Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia 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, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia 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).
62% of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia deaths in the UK are in males, and 38% are in females.
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia mortality rates (European age-standardised
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (C91.1), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2016
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||2.3||1.5||1.5||1.4||2.3|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||2.8||2.8||3.2||4.0||2.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.0||0.6||0.7||0.1||1.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.2||1.3||1.7||1.0||1.2|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||1.6||1.1||1.2||0.8||1.6|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||1.8||1.8||2.1||2.0||1.8|
95% LCL and 95% UCL are the 95% lower and upper
- 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 C91.1.