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Number of patients on organ transplant list in the United Kingdom (UK) 2010-2020

In March 2020, there were 6,138 patients active on the transplant waiting list in the United Kingdom. Since 2010 the number of patients waiting for a transplant has been decreasing probably due to the fact that the number of transplants have increased over the same time period.

What organs are required?

Over 4.7 thousand of the 6,077 patients on the active transplant list in the UK were waiting for a kidney transplant. The number of individuals waiting for a kidney transplant dwarfed the number of patients waiting for any other organ in the country. Those waiting for a liver transplant had the second-highest number of active patients at 407, followed by 339 waiting for a lung transplant. 

Transplant activity in the UK

2,364 kidney transplants took place in the UK in the financial year 2017/18. In 2018, this represented a rate of 54.7 transplants per million population, the highest rate of any organ transplantation in that year. Liver transplants had a rate of 16 transplants per million and then pancreas transplants followed with a rate of 3.3 per million population. 

Total number of patients on transplant list in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2020

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Source

Release date

July 2020

Region

United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)

Survey time period

2010 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Transplant waiting list and transplants based on UK postcode of residence of patient.
Excludes patients temporarily suspended from the transplant list.
Data as of March in each year

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