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OPTN Transplant Wait List

Transplant Wait List Watch 2016 #1

OPTN 3-18-2016

 

Today, March 18, 2016, OPTN’s website states there are 78,104 *active* folks on the transplant wait list.

The total of active and inactive folks totals 121,424. Remember: inactive candidates/registrants can’t undergo a transplant even if an organ becomes available. So, the wait list is artificially inflated by 35.6% 

Today’s stat is a decrease of 1.2% over the prior check-in on October 19, 2015, and an increase of 7.98% from our first check-in on April 29, 2011.

 

 

 

Prior check-ins:

October 19, 2015: 79,052
August 23, 2011: 72,318
July 19, 2015: 78,296
May 19, 2015: 79,134.
April 9, 2015: 78,196
March 10, 2015: 78,012.
December 26, 2014: 79,870.
September 21, 2014: 79,127.
March 18, 2013: 74, 758.
January 20, 2013: 74,352.
November 9, 2012: 74,558
August 11, 2012: 73,104
June 24, 2012: 73,146
May 11, 2012: 73,141
January 30, 2012: 72,428
December 29, 2011: 72,656
November 28, 2011: 72,625
October 18, 2011: 72,642
Aug 4, 2011: 72,400
July 20, 2011: 72,345
July 10, 2011: 72,360
July 5, 2011: 72,319
May 23, 2011: 72,298
May 11, 2011: 72,244
April 29, 2011: 72,330

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Deceased Organ Donation OPTN Transplant Wait List

Transplant Wait List Watch 2015 #4

Today, July 19, 2015: 78,926 people on the active US transplant wait list.

That’s a .26% decrease from May 19, and a 9.12% increase since we began this journey on April 29, 2011.

 

Prior check-ins:

May 19, 2015: 79,134.

April 9, 2015: 78,196

March 10, 2015: 78,012.

December 26, 2014: 79,870.

September 21, 2014: 79,127. 

March 18, 2013: 74, 758.

January 20, 2013: 74,352.

November 9, 2012: 74,558

August 11, 2012: 73,104

June 24, 2012: 73,146

May 11, 2012: 73,141

January 30, 2012: 72,428

December 29, 2011: 72,656

November 28, 2011: 72,625

October 18, 2011: 72,642

August 23, 2011: 72,318

Aug 4, 2011: 72,400

July 20, 2011: 72,345

July 10, 2011: 72,360

July 5, 2011: 72,319

May 23, 2011: 72,298

May 11, 2011: 72,244

April 29, 2011: 72,330

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Transplant Wait List

Transplant Wait List Watch 2014, #2

As of today, 79,870 folks on the active wait list.

That’s a 10.42% increase since April 29, 2011.

 

109,762 active and inactive people on the kidney wait list. On September 21, 2014, there were 108,989.

That’s a .7% increase.

 

Prior checks:

September 21, 2014: 79,127. 

March 18, 2013: 74, 758.

January 20, 2013: 74,352.

November 9, 2012: 74,558

August 11, 2012: 73,104

June 24, 2012: 73,146

May 11, 2012: 73,141

January 30, 2012: 72,428

December 29, 2011: 72,656

November 28, 2011: 72,625

October 18, 2011: 72,642

August 23, 2011: 72,318

Aug 4, 2011: 72,400

July 20, 2011: 72,345

July 10, 2011: 72,360

July 5, 2011: 72,319

May 23, 2011: 72,298

May 11, 2011: 72,244

April 29, 2011: 72,330

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OPTN Transplant Wait List

Transplant Wait List Watch, #1 for 2013

Since I ran across a message board post from someone perpetuating the idea that the wait list is growing exponentially, I thought it’d be a good time to peruse the active wait list numbers and see how they’ve continued to fare.

 

Prior check-ins:

November 9, 2012: 74,558

August 11, 2012: 73,104

June 24, 2012: 73,146

May 11, 2012: 73,141

January 30, 2012: 72,428

December 29, 2011: 72,656

November 28, 2011: 72,625

October 18, 2011: 72,642

August 23, 2011: 72,318

Aug 4, 2011: 72,400

July 20, 2011: 72,345

July 10, 2011: 72,360

July 5, 2011: 72,319

May 23, 2011: 72,298

May 11th: 72,244

April 29th: 72,330

 

Today, January 20, 2013: 74,352. 

 

Since April 29, 2011, the active wait list has risen exactly 2022 candidates, as defined by OPTN. That equates to a 2.8% increase.