Table 2

Research funding by disease

Research funding 2012
£ thousands (%)
Research funding 2008
£ thousands
CharityGovernmentTotalCharityGovernmentTotal
Cancer387 414 (76)156 640 (45)544 055 (64)323 771 (76)266 640 (66)590 411 (71)
CHD91 486 (18)74 699 (21)166 185 (19)85 031 (20)84 229 (21)169 260 (20)
Dementia16 637 (3)73 481 (21)90 118 (10)13 913 (3)36 331 (9)50 244 (6)
Stroke13 323 (3)42 641 (12)55 964 (7)5833 (1)17 522 (4)23 355 (3)
Total508 859 (100)347 462 (100)856 321 (100)428 548 (100)404 723 (100)833 270 (100)
  • CHD, coronary heart disease.