Prevalence of Colorectal Cancer

With almost 1.4 million new cases of colorectal cancer each year worldwide it presents 9.7% of the total global cancer cases.

Some Statistics

Estimated cases per year (worldwide) Estimated death per year (worldwide)
746,000 (male) – 614,000 (female) 374,000 (male) – 320,000 (female)


Burden of colorectal cancer Worldwide Europe
Incidence 1,361,000 471,000
Mortality 694,000 228,000

More detailed statistics about colorectal cancer in Europe are available in our ‘Country Data’-section.

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