Statistics

●Top Ten Cancers

●Cancer Facts

●Cancer Statistics Query System(CanSQS)

All Ages
(covers 30 years of data)

Children and Adolescents

Annual Figures

Top Ten Cancers in 2013(Download full details here)

Incidence
Mortality
  • Male
  • Female
  • Both
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung 2,994 20.1%
2
Colorectum 2,737 18.4%
3
Prostate 1,655 11.1%
4
Liver 1,407 9.4%
5
Stomach 670 4.5%
6
Nasopharynx 655 4.4%
7
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 509 3.4%
8
Non-melanoma skin 506 3.4%
9
Lip, oral cavity and pharynx except nasopharynx 409 2.7%
10
Kidney and other urinary organs except bladder 366 2.5%
All sites 14,914 100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Breast
3,524
25.1%
2
Colorectum
2,032
14.5%
3
Lung
1,637
11.7%
4
Corpus uteri
942
6.7%
5
Thyroid
604
4.3%
6
Ovary etc.
526
3.8%
7
Cervix
503
3.6%
8
Non-melanoma skin
491
3.5%
9
Liver
445
3.2%
10
Stomach
430
3.1%
  All sites
14,022
100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Colorectum
4,769
16.5%
2
Lung
4,631
16.0%
3
Breast
3,544
12.2%
4
Liver
1,852
6.4%
5
Prostate
1,655
5.7%
6
Stomach
1,100
3.8%
7
Non-melanoma skin
997
3.4%
8
Corpus uteri
942
3.3%
9
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
877
3.0%
10
Nasopharynx
841
2.9%
  All sites
28,936
100%
  • Male
  • Female
  • Both
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung 2,491 31.4%
2
Liver 1,123 14.2%
3
Colorectum 1,087 13.7%
4
Stomach 380 4.8%
5
Prostate 372 4.7%
6
Pancreas 310 3.9%
7
Oesophagus 262 3.3%
8
Nasopharynx 239 3.0%
9
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 204 2.6%
10
Leukaemia 179 2.3%
  All sites 7,934 100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung
1,376
24.3%
2
Colorectum
894
15.8%
3
Breast
596
10.5%
4
Liver
401
7.1%
5
Pancreas
274
4.8%
6
Stomach
245
4.3%
7
Ovary etc.
208
3.7%
8
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
148
2.6%
9
Cervix
142
2.5%
10
Leukaemia
123
2.2%
  All sites
5,655
100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung
3,867
28.5%
2
Colorectum
1,981
14.6%
3
Liver
1,542
11.2%
4
Stomach
625
4.6%
5
Breast
600
4.4%
6
Pancreas
584
4.3%
7
Prostate
372
2.7%
8
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
352
2.6%
9
Oesophagus
329
2.4%
10
Nasopharynx
312
2.3%
  All sites
13,589
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.


All Ages

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


Children & Adolescents (incidence statistics only)

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.