How many donors is there a need for?

In 2017, there were 112 donations from deceased donors. This is a donation rate of 21,3 donations per one million inhabitants. The country with the highest rate of donation is Spain, in 2014, with 36 per one million inhabitants. To satisfy the need for organs according to the present criteria then the amount of donations needs to increase by 120-130 per year, which will be equal to 30 donations per one million inhabitants.

It is also expected that the need will continue to increase, as a result of many factors including lifestyle illnesses.