Statistics

●Top Ten Cancers

●Cancer Facts

●Cancer Statistics Query System(CanSQS) (covers 30 years of data)

Annual Figures

Top Ten Cancers in 2012(Download full details here)

Incidence
Mortality
  • Male
  • Female
  • Both
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung 2,940 20.6%
2
Colorectum 2,564 18.0%
3
Prostate 1,631 11.4%
4
Liver 1,364 9.6%
5
Stomach 684 4.8%
6
Nasopharynx 595 4.2%
7
Non-melanoma skin 434 3.0%
8
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 432 3.0%
9
Kidney and other urinary organs except bladder 368 2.6%
10
Lip, oral cavity and pharynx except nasopharynx 361 2.5%
All sites 14,267 100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Breast
3,508
25.8%
2
Colorectum
1,999
14.7%
3
Lung
1,670
12.3%
4
Corpus uteri
810
6.0%
5
Thyroid
564
4.2%
6
Ovary etc.
531
3.9%
7
Non-melanoma skin
461
3.4%
8
Cervix
457
3.4%
9
Stomach
429
3.2%
10
Liver
426
3.1%
  All sites
13,581
100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung
4,610
16.6%
2
Colorectum
4,563
16.4%
3
Breast
3,522
12.6%
4
Liver
1,790
6.4%
5
Prostate
1,631
5.9%
6
Stomach
1,113
4.0%
7
Non-melanoma skin
895
3.2%
8
Nasopharynx
819
2.9%
9
Corpus uteri
810
2.9%
10
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
804
2.9%
  All sites
27,848
100%
  • Male
  • Female
  • Both
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung 2,597 32.7%
2
Colorectum 1,079 13.6%
3
Liver 1,045 13.2%
4
Stomach 379 4.8%
5
Prostate 362 4.6%
6
Pancreas 287 3.6%
7
Nasopharynx 255 3.2%
8
Oesophagus 250 3.2%
9
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 197 2.5%
10
Leukaemia 181 2.3%
  All sites 7,933 100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung
1,296
24.0%
2
Colorectum
824
15.3%
3
Breast
601
11.1%
4
Liver
460
8.5%
5
Stomach
278
5.1%
6
Pancreas
251
4.6%
7
Ovary etc.
174
3.2%
8
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
154
2.9%
9
Cervix
133
2.5%
10
Leukaemia
95
1.8%
  All sites
5,403
100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung
3,893
29.2%
2
Colorectum
1,903
14.3%
3
Liver
1,505
11.3%
4
Stomach
657
4.9%
5
Breast
604
4.5%
6
Pancreas
538
4.0%
7
Prostate
362
2.7%
8
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
351
2.6%
9
Nasopharynx
329
2.5%
10
Oesophagus
313
2.3%
  All sites
13,336
100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cancer Facts

A brief overview of the incidence and mortality of cancer in Hong Kong according to types of cancer.

The catalogue includes most common forms of cancer.


Cancer Statistics Query System (CanSQS)

Provides access to local cancer incidence and mortality statistics stored in online databases.

by Alphabet / by ICD-10  (» Cancer grouping)

Users can generate table by specifying cancer type and year interval relevant to their interest. Cancer statistics available include:
1. Incidence data compiled by the Hong Kong Cancer Registry.
2. Mortality data contributed by the Department of Health, HKSAR.

 

Annual Figures

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Provides annual incidence or mortality table by site, sex and age group according to the ICD-10 classification.

 

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Note:
All data appearing in this section are supplied as a resource to interested users. Please acknowledge the source of the data should it be used resulting in publication.

Database management, design and programming: Hong Kong Cancer Registry, Hospital Authority. Comments to cancereg@ha.org.hk.