Pancreatic cancer is the 11th most common cancer in the UK, accounting for 3% of all new cancer cases (2015).[1-4]
In males in the UK, pancreatic cancer is the 12th most common cancer (3% of all new male cancer cases). In females in the UK it is the 9th most common cancer (3% of all new female cancer cases).
50% of pancreatic cancer cases in the UK are in males, and 50% are in females.
Pancreatic cancer incidence rates (European
Pancreatic Cancer (C25), Number of New Cases, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Incidence Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2015
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||17.9||16.1||14.4||18.0||17.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||19.0||19.6||18.5||25.0||18.9|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||14.6||13.3||13.9||12.4||14.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||15.6||16.1||17.6||17.6||15.5|
|AS Rate - 95% LCI||16.3||15.1||14.7||15.7||16.3|
|AS Rate - 95% UCI||17.0||17.3||17.5||19.9||17.0|
For pancreatic cancer, like most cancer types, differences between countries largely reflect risk factor prevalence in years past.
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, July 2017. Similar data can be found here: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/cancerregistrationstatisticsengland/previousReleases.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, August 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Cancer/Publications.
- Data were provided by the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit, Health Intelligence Division, Public Health Wales on request, October 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.wcisu.wales.nhs.uk.
- Data were provided by the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry on request, July 2017. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2015, ICD-10 C25.