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Organ Donation & Transplant Statistics

We keep records of the number of transplants and donors, and publish monthly updates and yearly summaries.
Monthly updates

Donors & transplants – monthly update

This is an update for the current year to date on the number of organ donors and transplants.

November 2, 2018

Number of donors registered in the BC Organ Donor Registry: 1,333,240

Organ donors

  • the number deceased donors originating in BC: 100
  • the number of deceased donor organs imported to BC: 23
  • the number of living donors: 89


  • the total number of transplants performed to date: 424(Note: Up to eight organs can be donated from a single deceased donor.)
  • the number of patients waiting for transplant: 685
  • the number of patients followed post transplant: 4,816
Current statistics (Nov 2, 2018) full summary
Yearly summaries

Transplants – yearly summary

This is a summary (by organ type) of the number of transplants performed in a year. 

Organ donors – yearly summary

This is a summary (by donor type) of the number of organ donations made in a year. 

Patient & graft survival rates – yearly summary

This is a summary (by organ type) of the rate of survival of organ recipients and of grafts (donated organs) 1 year, 3 years and 5 years after transplant.  

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