Stomach cancer is the 14th most common cause of cancer death in the UK, accounting for 3% of all cancer deaths (2016).[1-3]
In males in the UK, stomach cancer is the 11th most common cause of cancer death (3% of all male cancer deaths). In females in the UK it is the 15th most common cause of cancer death (2% of all female cancer deaths).
64% of stomach cancer deaths in the UK are in males, and 36% are in females.
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, 2016
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||10.0||10.8||10.4||9.9||10.3|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||10.8||13.7||14.1||15.3||11.1|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||4.4||3.9||3.5||4.1||4.4|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||4.9||5.4||5.5||7.2||4.9|
|AS Rate - 95% LCL||6.9||7.2||7.0||7.3||7.1|
|AS Rate - 95% UCL||7.4||8.7||8.9||10.3||7.5|
- 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 C16.