The deceased organ donor rate in Canada in 2018 (including Quebec) was 20.6 donors per million population, an increase of 42% since 2009.*
In 2018, a total of 2,782 transplant procedures (all organs) were performed in Canada (including Quebec), an increase of 33% since 2009.*
At the end of 2018, there were 4,351 people on a waiting list for an organ transplant, including 2,890 who were active on the list.*
*Canadian Institute for Health Information. Annual Statistics on Organ Replacement in Canada: Dialysis, Transplantation and Donation, 2009 to 2018. Ottawa, ON: CIHI; 2019. For more information consult www.cihi.ca
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