Infographic: Organs Required by Canadians in 2013

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62% of kidney donations were from deceased donors

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* Kidneys:

  • Where possible, totals include simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplants.
  • 24,114 Canadians were on dialysis.
  • 17,817 Canadians had a working kidney transplant.


Canadian Organ Replacement Register, 2014, Canadian Institute for Health Information.

Heart 192 167 20
Liver 509 498 86
Lungs 247 314 52
Kidneys* 1,419 3,382 88

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