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Kidney transplants in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019/20

1,957 of the total 2,280 kidney transplant procedures in the United Kingdom in 2019/20 were carried out on patients living in England. Followed by 180 transplants in Scotland, while there were 90 and 43 procedures in Wales and Northern Ireland respectively.

Still not enough to meet demand?

At the end of the period 2019/20 there were still almost five thousand patients on the kidney transplant waiting list in the UK, 4.2 thousand of which were in England. Additionally, in this year, around 377 patients died in the UK while on the organ transplant list, most of which were waiting for a kidney

European comparisons

The UK has a relatively high rate of kidney transplants compared to most European Union nations. With a rate of 52.1 kidney transplants per million population in 2017. This was the fourth highest in the EU. The only countries with a higher rate than the UK in this year were the Netherlands, France and Spain.

Number of kidney transplants in the United Kingdom (UK) in the year to March 2020*

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Release date

July 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

Year ending March 31, 2020

Supplementary notes

* Kidney only transplants

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