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ALL EUROPEAN DECEASED ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION 2016                    ALL DECEASED ORGAN TRANSPLANTS
                         PER MILLION OF POPULATION
                                                                    Although we are in 20th place for deceased organ
                                                                    donation we are in 17th place for transplantation
                                                                   from deceased organ donors, showing that we are
                                                                    utilising the available organs better than other
                                                                    countries. It is worth noting that we are three
                                                                     positions ahead of the Netherlands in this chart.


                                                                           ALL EUROPEAN LIVING ORGAN
                                                                              TRANSPLANTATION 2016
                                                                              PER MILLION OF POPULATION





         17th Ireland


                                                                  10th Ireland




















                 ALL EUROPEAN DECEASED & LIVING ORGAN
                         TRANSPLANTATION 2016
                         PER MILLION OF POPULATION






                                                                             ALL LIVING ORGAN TRANSPLANTS
                                                                   We enjoy a 10th position on this chart despite no
                                                                   living liver transplantation, a jump of seven places
                                                                   from 17th position in 2015. Netherlands, in 2nd place,
                                                                   is the top EU country for living transplants. Slovenia
                                                                   joining this chart means that all EU 28 countries now
                                                                   utilise living donors.
         17th Ireland






                                                                         ALL DECEASED AND LIVING DONOR TRANSPLANTS
                                                                     Ireland’s 17th place is also our average over the last
                                                                    5 years. The top-13 countries are very consistent
                                                                    and have only altered by one position since last year.
                                                                   We are the 14th place EU country, halfway. Germany
                                                                    is the biggest country to have the poorest position,
                                                                    23rd overall. Greece is the last place EU country
                                                                    (Luxembourg’s transplants take place out of the
                                                                     country, and only feature on the deceased organ
                                                                     donor chart).


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