Cancer deaths worldwide by major type 2016

Number of cancer deaths worldwide in 2016, by major type of cancer

Cancer deaths worldwide by major type 2016 This statistic describes the estimated number of cancer deaths worldwide in 2016, by type. For both sexes of all ages, the total number of cancer deaths was estimated to stand at approximately nine million globally. Of that figure, some 1.71 million were deaths due to lung cancer.
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Number of cancer deaths worldwide in 2016, by major type of cancer

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Number of cancer deaths
Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers1,707,740
Liver829,599
Colorectum794,495
Stomach760,172
Breast586,012
Oesophagus429,145
Pancreas371,814
Prostate355,506
Cervix uteri283,439
Number of cancer deaths
Trachea, bronchus, lung cancers1,707,740
Liver829,599
Colorectum794,495
Stomach760,172
Breast586,012
Oesophagus429,145
Pancreas371,814
Prostate355,506
Cervix uteri283,439
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This statistic describes the estimated number of cancer deaths worldwide in 2016, by type. For both sexes of all ages, the total number of cancer deaths was estimated to stand at approximately nine million globally. Of that figure, some 1.71 million were deaths due to lung cancer.
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Release date
May 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2016
Age group
all ages
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