Pancreatic cancer is the 6th most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 6% of all cancer deaths (2016).[1-3]
In males in the UK, pancreatic cancer is the 5th most common cause of cancer death (5% of all male cancer deaths). In females in the UK it is the 5th most common cause of cancer death (6% of all female cancer deaths).
51% of pancreatic cancer deaths in the UK are in males, and 49% are in females.
Pancreatic cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
Pancreatic Cancer (C25), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2016
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||17.0||13.9||14.2||15.2||16.9|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||18.1||17.1||18.4||21.5||17.8|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||13.2||11.4||12.0||11.3||13.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||14.1||14.1||15.4||16.2||14.0|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||15.1||12.9||13.7||13.9||15.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||15.8||15.0||16.3||17.8||15.6|
For pancreatic cancer, there are mortality differences between countries despite there being no such 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 C25.