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Official Statistics

2017 Cancer incidence, survival, mortality and prevalence data

Official Statistics on cancers diagnosed in Northern Ireland during 1993-2017 were published on 12th March 2019 at 9:30am. This release provides details of the number of cancer cases diagnosed each year along with incidence rates from 1993 to 2017 for all cancers combined and for a wide range of cancer types. The number of cases and rates for a range of geographic areas is also available. Survival trends for a range of cancer types and prevalence (the number of people alive) for these cancers is also provided. For completeness data on cancer mortality is provided courtesy of the General Register Office for Northern Ireland.

Data on cancer in Northern Ireland can be accessed using the following links:

2018 Cancer incidence, survival, mortality and prevalence data will be published on Thursday 2nd April 2020.