Stomach cancer is the 14th most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 3% of all cancer deaths (2017).[1-3]
In females in the UK, stomach cancer is the 15th most common cause of cancer death (2% of all female cancer deaths). In males in the UK it is the 13th most common cause of cancer death (3% of all male cancer deaths).
36% of stomach cancer deaths in the UK are in females, and 64% are in males.
Stomach cancer mortality rates (European age-standardised
Stomach Cancer (C16), Number of Deaths, Crude and European Age-Standardised (AS) Mortality Rates per 100,000 Population, UK, 2017
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||4.0||4.5||4.1||4.7||4.2|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||4.5||6.1||6.2||7.9||4.7|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||9.4||11.0||11.4||7.7||9.8|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||10.2||13.9||15.1||12.5||10.6|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||6.5||7.5||7.8||6.6||6.8|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||6.9||9.1||9.8||9.3||7.2|
- 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 C16.