How many people are waiting for a transplant? Who receives organs and what organs are most needed? This section introduces you to the data and connects you to more detailed statistics on the waiting list, transplantation, organ donation, and registration.*
Statistics at a Glance
Current number of men, women and children on the national transplant waiting list.
Organ transplants were performed in 2016.
waiting for a transplant.
We All Need to Register - Here's Why:
of U.S. adults support organ donation
are actually registered as donors.
another person is added to the waiting list.
people die in a way that allows for organ donation.