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Australia's potential deceased organ donor population and transplantation outcomes

Australia’s potential deceased organ donor population and transplantation outcomes. 25.7 million total population. Approximately 170,000 Australians die each year. Approximately 80,000 deaths in hospital. Approximately 1,250 potential organ donors. 1,170 requests. 680 consents. 463 donors. 182 recipients from living organ donors plus 1,270 recipients from deceased organ donors equals 1,452 total organ transplant recipients. Sources Australian Bureau of Statistics. Estimated Resident Population, 30 June 2020 (Released 17/12/2020), Australian Bureau of Statistics. Causes of death, Australia, 2019 (Released 23/10/2020). Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2020. Admitted patient care 2018–19: Australian hospital statistics. Health services series no. 90. Cat. no. HSE 225. Canberra: AIHW. DonateLife Audit, February 2021. Deceased organ donation in Australia, Australia and New Zealand Organ Donation Registry, January 2021.