Statistics

●Top Ten Cancers

●Cancer Facts

●Cancer Statistics Query System(CanSQS) (Contains 25+ years data)

Annual Figures

Top Ten Cancers in 2011(Download full details here)

Incidence
Mortality
  • Male
  • Female
  • Both
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung 2,859 20.4%
2
Colorectum 2,534 18.1%
3
Prostate 1,644 11.7%
4
Liver 1,399 10.0%
5
Stomach 668 4.8%
6
Nasopharynx 632 4.5%
7
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 404 2.9%
8
Non-melanoma skin 403 2.9%
9
Kidney and other urinary organs except bladder 352 2.5%
10
Oesophagus 332 2.4%
All sites 14,024 100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Breast
3,419
26.4%
2
Colorectum
1,916
14.8%
3
Lung
1,542
11.9%
4
Corpus uteri
685
5.3%
5
Thyroid
549
4.2%
6
Ovary etc.
520
4.0%
7
Liver
459
3.5%
8
Stomach
433
3.3%
9
Cervix
391
3.0%
10
Non-melanoma skin
371
2.9%
  All sites
12,974
100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Colorectum
4,450
16.5%
2
Lung
4,401
16.3%
3
Breast
3,440
12.7%
4
Liver
1,858
6.9%
5
Prostate
1,644
6.1%
6
Stomach
1,101
4.1%
7
Nasopharynx
862
3.2%
8
Non-melanoma skin
774
2.9%
9
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
765
2.8%
10
Thyroid
697
2.6%
  All sites
26,998
100%
  • Male
  • Female
  • Both
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung 2,525 31.8%
2
Liver 1,140 14.4%
3
Colorectum 1,081 13.6%
4
Stomach 409 5.2%
5
Prostate 299 3.8%
6
Oesophagus 285 3.6%
7
Nasopharynx 284 3.6%
8
Pancreas 278 3.5%
9
Leukaemia 187 2.4%
10
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 167 2.1%
  All sites 7,936 100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung
1,264
23.8%
2
Colorectum
823
15.5%
3
Breast
552
10.4%
4
Liver
396
7.5%
5
Stomach
278
5.2%
6
Pancreas
230
4.3%
7
Ovary etc.
180
3.4%
8
Cervix
151
2.8%
9
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
142
2.7%
9
Leukaemia
142
2.7%
  All sites
5,305
100%
Rank
Site
No.
Rel. Freq.
1
Lung
3,789
28.6%
2
Colorectum
1,904
14.4%
3
Liver
1,536
11.6%
4
Stomach
687
5.2%
5
Breast
554
4.2%
6
Pancreas
508
3.8%
7
Nasopharynx
352
2.7%
8
Oesophagus
337
2.5%
9
Leukaemia
329
2.5%
10
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
309
2.3%
  All sites
13,241
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.