Cancer Statistics

On this page you can download tables and overviews of cancer statistics in Norway.

Last updated: 13.11.2020

This is the annual publication, showing the picture of cancer burden in Norway.  Cancer in Norway 2019 is the last edition with complete data.

The Cancer Registry of Norway presents insidence as both numbers of cancer cases in the population and as rates (number of cancer cases per 100.000 persons). The rates is age standardized. At the Cancer Registry of Norway we use the Norwegian population per 2014 as standard. 

The report  Cancer in Norway 2019 was published October 22 2020. 

Access numbers from the Cancer Registry of Norway

Statistics bank 

The Cancer Registry’s statistics bank contains the incidence (new cases) of cancer in Norway to and including the last available diagnostic year. The statistics distributed amongst different cancer sites, gender, age groups, periods and geographic units. Read more about the Statistics bank here.

The Statistics bank is available here. 

Department of Communication

Communication advisor and media contact Jarand Waaland (phone number +47 452 46 008) may assist finding numbers and statistics.

The Data Delivery Unit

The Data Delivery Unit can assist in more complex data extraction. Read more about how to order adjusted information and data delivery from the Data Delivery Unit at the Cancer Registry of Norway.


The Nordic Cancer Registries cooperates to provide online statistics and data in the Nordic countries. The Norwegian data on this webpage is provided by the Cancer Registry of Norway.

Visit the Nordcan statistics bank here.