Bowel Cancer

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Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people diagnosed with bowel cancer each year are aged (a) 40 to 44, (b) 45 to 49, (c) 50 to 54, (d) 55 to 59 and (e) 60 and over.


Answered by
Maria Caulfield Portrait
Maria Caulfield
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 17th January 2022

The following table show a count of bowel cancers diagnosed in the age groups requested in England in each year from 2015 to 2019.

Year

Age group

Count of diagnoses

2015

40 to 44

439

2016

40 to 44

477

2017

40 to 44

477

2018

40 to 44

513

2019

40 to 44

554

2015

45 to 49

875

2016

45 to 49

865

2017

45 to 49

834

2018

45 to 49

895

2019

45 to 49

902

2015

50 to 54

1,539

2016

50 to 54

1,574

2017

50 to 54

1,533

2018

50 to 54

1,680

2019

50 to 54

1,670

2015

55 to 59

2,404

2016

55 to 59

2,533

2017

55 to 59

2,430

2018

55 to 59

2,685

2019

55 to 59

2,733

2015

60 and over

29,170

2016

60 and over

29,051

2017

60 and over

29,180

2018

60 and over

29,643

2019

60 and over

30,966

Source: NHS Digital

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