Thanks to the gift of life from organ donors and their families, the number of donors and transplants performed in the United States are at all-time highs.
At a glance
Total Transplants January - September 2019 as of 10/13/2019
Total Donors January - September 2019 as of 10/13/2019
*Active candidates are currently suitable for transplantation and eligible to receive organ offers
1988 – 2019 transplants by organ type
Transplants By Organ Type January 1, 1988 - September 30, 2019
Based on OPTN data as of October 13, 2019
Data subject to change based on future data submission or correction.
2018 transplants by organ type
View the latest data about the status of U.S. organ donation and transplantation by UNOS region of center, by state of center and individual transplant centers.
View national transplant and donor data and more
View OPTN reports for data based on state and category
View transplant center-specific OPTN data reports by state
While 2018 was a record-breaking year, the need for organ donors is immense. On average, 18 patients died every day waiting for a transplant in 2017.
* More than 6,500 candidates died in 2017 while on the wait list, or within 30 days of leaving the list for personal or medical reasons, without receiving an organ transplant.