At A Glance

116,549

people need a lifesaving organ transplant (total waiting list candidates). Of those, 75,494 people are active waiting list candidates. 

23,090

organ transplants performed so far in 2017
Total Transplants January - August 2017

10,868

donors. Nearly 6 in 10 donors are deceased and about 4 out of 10 are living donors.

Total Donors January - August 2017


More Organ transplant Statistics

MATT MEETS HIS DAUGHTER FOR THE FIRST TIME

116,549 men, women and children await lifesaving organ transplants.

Even the largest football stadium in the US could not fit the number of patients on the national transplant waiting list.

Every 10 Minutes

another person is added to the national transplant waiting list.

8,000 Deaths

occur every year in the U.S. because organs are not donated in time.

20 People

people die each day waiting for an organ.

82%

of patients waiting are in need of a kidney.

You have the power to help.

95% of Americans are in favor of being a donor but only 54% are registered.
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