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Cancer Incidence in Wales, 2002-2018

Published 25th March 2021

Latest available population cancer incidence official statistics for Wales for diagnosis years 2002-2018, by cancer type, sex, area of residence, stage at diagnosis and area deprivation.

(Non-melanoma skin cancer incidence for the diagnosis period 2016-2018 will be published in a forthcoming separate collaborative UK report.  A link to this report will be provided once available).


Cancer Incidence in Wales data tables

Technical guide


Please note that due to the reduced capacity within the team as members have been redeployed to deal with the acute COVID-19 epidemiology and population surveillance, the data is in excel format only this year.  We apologise for this temporary inconvenience.


Responsible statistician: Rebecca Thomas


Telephone: +44 (0)29 2037 3500


Pre-release list

Dr Tracey Cooper, Chief Executive of Public Health Wales and NHS Wales Executive Lead for the Wales Cancer Implementation Group

Professor Tom Crosby, National Cancer Clinical Director for Wales

Anthony Davies, Senior Policy Manager, Value Based Healthcare Policy Team, Welsh Government

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