Global deceased and living liver donors by region 2015

Distribution of deceased and living liver donors worldwide in 2015, by region

by John Elflein, last edited Dec 3, 2018
Global deceased and living liver donors by region 2015 This statistic displays the share of deceased and living liver donors globally in 2015, by region. During that year, 37.8 percent of liver donors in the Western Pacific region donated their organ while alive. 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.
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Distribution of deceased and living liver donors worldwide in 2015, by region

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Deceased donorLiving donor
Africa79.1%20.9%
Americas93.8%6.2%
Eastern Mediterranean49.1%50.9%
Europe (incl. Ex-SU)86.2%13.8%
Southeast Asia5.6%94.4%
Western Pacific62.2%37.8%
Deceased donorLiving donor
Africa79.1%20.9%
Americas93.8%6.2%
Eastern Mediterranean49.1%50.9%
Europe (incl. Ex-SU)86.2%13.8%
Southeast Asia5.6%94.4%
Western Pacific62.2%37.8%
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by John Elflein, last edited Dec 3, 2018
This statistic displays the share of deceased and living liver donors globally in 2015, by region. During that year, 37.8 percent of liver donors in the Western Pacific region donated their organ while alive. 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.
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