Statistics

General statistics about organ donation and transplantation in New Zealand.

Number of deceased organ donors in New Zealand
Year Donors
2022 63
2021 66
2020 64
2019 74
2018 62
2017 73
2016 61
2015 53
2014 46
2013 36
2012 38

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Number of deceased organ donors in New Zealand
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Number of organs transplanted in New Zealand
Organs transplanted 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Hearts 20 17 13 14 16
Lungs 28 26 24 26 16
Livers (deceased donors) 47 54 51 52 51
Livers (living donors) 2 4 3 2 1
Pancreas 6 4 3 6 5
Kidneys (deceased donors) 99 133 103 108 105
Kidneys (living donors) 84 91 87 85 70

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Causes of organ donor death
Cause Of Death 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Intracranial Haemorrhage/thrombosis 27 26 29 34 31
Trauma (road) 11 10 10 8 7
Trauma (non-road) 11 11 5 10 9
Hypoxia-anoxia 9 18 18 11 12
Other 4 9 2 3 4

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Causes of organ donor death
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International deceased donor rates 2022

Data sourced September 2022 from IRODaT website http://www.irodat.org

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