Pancreatic cancer is the 5th most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 6% of all cancer deaths (2017).[1-3]
In females in the UK, pancreatic cancer is the 5th most common cause of cancer death (6% of all female cancer deaths). In males in the UK it is the 5th most common cause of cancer death (5% of all male cancer deaths).
49% of pancreatic cancer deaths in the UK are in females, and 51% are in males.
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, 2017
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||13.3||11.6||12.0||11.6||13.3|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||14.1||14.3||15.5||16.7||14.1|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||16.6||15.7||15.5||16.1||16.7|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||17.6||19.0||19.8||22.6||17.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||14.9||13.9||14.2||14.5||15.0|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||15.6||16.0||16.9||18.5||15.6|
- Data were provided by the Office for National Statistics on request, November 2018. Similar data can be found here: http://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths.
- Data were provided by ISD Scotland on request, October 2018. 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, March 2019. Similar data can be found here: http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/nicr/.
About this data
Data is for UK, 2017, ICD-10 C25.