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What can this show?

Incidence data can give an indication of the need for initial diagnostic and treatment services. This can help to estimate future demand, and makes sure resources are targeted to certain geographic areas or for people with certain types of cancer.

What is incidence?

Incidence refers to the number of people who are diagnosed with cancer in a certain period of time (typically this is a year).

Learn more about incidence.

How does incidence vary by cancer type?

The chart below shows the age-standardised incidence rate and average number of new cases per year for a range of cancer types.

For Local Authorities and NHS Health Boards, the colours indicate if the age-standardised rate is significantly different to the Scottish rate. 

The ' download icon ' symbol below right allows you to print or download the chart in various formats.

Data release dates

Incidence data given here is for 2016, provided by ISD in 2018.

Data on this tool will be updated in 2020 with the latest available information.

How does cancer incidence change over time?

Trends allow you to see a pattern of what has happened over a historical period of time. These rates are based on the year in which an individual is diagnosed with cancer.

The ' download icon ' symbol below right allows you to print or download the chart in various formats.

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