Share of U.S. organ donations authorized through state registries 2007-2018

This statistic shows the share of recovered organs for donation in the U.S. that were authorized through state registries from 2007 to 2018. In 2018, 50 percent of all organs recovered for transplantations in the U.S. were authorized through state registries. Other donations were authorized by family or next of kin consent.

Percentage of recovered organs in the U.S. authorized though state registries from 2007 to 2018

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Release date

August 2019


United States

Survey time period

2007 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Other donations were authorized by family/next of kin consent.
Figures from 2007 to 2017 were taken from previous reports.

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