Rate of liver transplant procedures per million population in Europe from 2017 to 2018, by country
Liver transplant rate per million population in Europe 2017-2018, by country
Croatia had the highest rate of liver transplants in 2018, at 31.7 per million population. This was an increase from 2017, when the rate was 28.3 per million. Belgium followed in 2018 with the second highest rate at 26.8 liver transplants per million. Austria had the largest rate increase (apart from Croatia) between the years increasing from 18.5 to 20.7 per million population.

Transplant activity in Croatia

In comparison to the rest of Europe, Croatia also had the second highest rate of heart transplants in 2017 and 2018. 8.8 heart transplants per million population were carried out in the country in 2018. Additionally, in 2018, Croatia had a kidney transplant rate of 43.6 per million population, although this was only the twelfth highest rate in Europe in this year.

Waiting on the transplant list

Over a three-year period from 2015 to 2017, the number of people in Croatia waiting for organs has increased, cumulating in 429 active patients on the kidney transplant waiting list in 2017 and 257 active patients waiting for a liver. Although in 2017, there were 12 and 19 patients who died on the transplant list waiting for a kidney and liver respectively.
Rate of liver transplant procedures per million population in Europe from 2017 to 2018, by country
20172018
Croatia28.331.7
Belgium26.826.8
Spain26.926.5
Portugal25.122.5
Italy22.121
Austria18.520.7
Czechia19.320.4
France21.120.3
Switzerland16.818.4
Norway19.217.9
Sweden18.316.3
United Kingdom15.316
Slovenia1112.9
Finland11.512
Ireland12.911.7
Netherlands9.911.4
Germany1010.7
Poland9.88.3
Hungary7.68.2
Estonia7.77.7
Denmark107.4
Slovakia5.96.9
Lithuania7.66.6
Greece2.52.1
Bulgaria1.81.9
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Release date

September 2019

Region

Europe

Survey time period

2017 to 2018

Liver transplant rate per million population in Europe 2017-2018, by country
Croatia had the highest rate of liver transplants in 2018, at 31.7 per million population. This was an increase from 2017, when the rate was 28.3 per million. Belgium followed in 2018 with the second highest rate at 26.8 liver transplants per million. Austria had the largest rate increase (apart from Croatia) between the years increasing from 18.5 to 20.7 per million population.

Transplant activity in Croatia

In comparison to the rest of Europe, Croatia also had the second highest rate of heart transplants in 2017 and 2018. 8.8 heart transplants per million population were carried out in the country in 2018. Additionally, in 2018, Croatia had a kidney transplant rate of 43.6 per million population, although this was only the twelfth highest rate in Europe in this year.

Waiting on the transplant list

Over a three-year period from 2015 to 2017, the number of people in Croatia waiting for organs has increased, cumulating in 429 active patients on the kidney transplant waiting list in 2017 and 257 active patients waiting for a liver. Although in 2017, there were 12 and 19 patients who died on the transplant list waiting for a kidney and liver respectively.
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