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Kidney transplant list in the United Kingdom (UK) 2020

At the end of March 2020, there were 4,215 patients in England waiting for a kidney transplant. While Scotland had 444 individuals on the lung transplant waiting list, followed by 200 and 79 waiting in Wales and Northern Ireland respectively.

Kidney transplants carried out in the UK

There were 2,280 kidney transplant procedures carried out in the United Kingdom in 2019/20. A considerable majority of these were carried out in England, the largest and most populous country in the UK. Overall the number of other organ transplants fell in the UK in 2019/20 compared with the previous year, the number of kidney transplants decreased by four percent.

Comparisons with Europe

The UK has a relatively high rate of kidney transplants compared to most European Union nations. With a rate of 54.5 kidney transplants per million population in 2019, this was the fourth highest in the EU. The only countries with a higher rate than the UK in this year was the Netherlands, France and Spain.

Number of individuals on the kidney transplant list in the United Kingdom (UK) as of March 2020

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Release date

July 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

Year ending March 31, 2020

Supplementary notes

Financial year ending March 31, 2020

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