Number of organ transplant candidates in the U.S. by organ 2019

This statistic displays the number of organ transplant candidates in the United States by organ, as of as of September 25, 2019. At this moment, there were 230 candidates in the country waiting for an intestine donation. Organ donation can be given through both a deceased and living donor if blood and oxygen are flowing through the organs until the time of recovery to ensure viability. There are over 120,000 people in the country waiting for an organ transplant.

Number of U.S. candidates waiting for selected organ transplants as of September 2019*

Number of organ transplant candidates
All112,947
Kidney94,717
Liver12,995
Pancreas826
Kidney/pancreas1,647
Heart3,698
Lung1,419
Heart/lung49
Intestine230
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

As of September 25, 2019

Supplementary notes

* A candidate is a patient who is waiting at more than one center, or for multiple organs, would be counted as only one candidate.

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