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2019 at a glance

2019 national data  548 deceased organ donors 1,508 eye donors 3,816 tissue donors Deceased organ donor consent rate 62%

 18 deceased organ donors 69% deceased organ donor consent rate 20 eye donors 10 tissue donors

Australia’s potential deceased organ donor population and transplantation outcomes  25.4 million total population ~160,000 Australians die each year ~80,000 deaths in hospitals 1,309 potential organ donors 1,224 requests 756 consents 548 donors 239 recipients from living organ donors 1,444 recipients from deceased organ donors 1,683 total organ transplant recipients Data Sources Australian Bureau of Statistics. 3101.0 Estimated Resident Population, June 2019. Australian Demographic Statistics (Released 19/12/2019). Australian Bureau of Statistics. 3302.0 Deaths, Australia, 2018 (Released 25/09/2019). Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2019. Admitted patient care 2017–18: Australian hospital statistics. Health services series no. 90. Cat. no. HSE 225. Canberra: AIHW. DonateLife Audit, January 2020 Deceased organ donation in Australia, Australia and New Zealand Organ Donor Registry, January 2020