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Northern Ireland Cancer Registry

N. Ireland Cancer Registry

Official Statistics

CANCER INCIDENCE AND SURVIVAL STATISTICS FOR NORTHERN IRELAND: 1993-2020

Official Statistics on urinary, gynaecological, hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers diagnosed in Northern Ireland during 1993-2020 were published on 26th May 2022 at 9:30am. This release provides details of the number of these cancer cases diagnosed each year along with incidence rates over time and data for a range of geographic areas. Survival trends and prevalence (the number of people alive) is also provided. For completeness data on cancer mortality is provided courtesy of the General Register Office for Northern Ireland.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which began in 2020, an additional report has been compiled for each cancer type detailing how incidence and survival from these cancers has changed between 2018-2019 and 2020 thereby providing an overview of the impact of the pandemic on cancer patients and cancer services in general.

This report along with the data for each cancer type is available here:

Previous released data for other cancers diagnosed in 1993-2020 are still available here:

Official statistics for head and neck, upper gastrointestinal, colorectal and breast cancer will be released on 14th December 2022 at 9.30am.