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Number of Cadaveric U.S. Organ Donors

The following table lists the number of cadaveric organ donors in the United States each year from 1987 to the present. There were 6,662 donors in 2008.

(as of Jan. 9, 2009)

1987 4,023
1988 4,083
1989 4,016
1990 4,515
1991 4,530
1992 4,521
1993 4,845
1994 5,100
1995 5,300
1996 5,400
1997 5,479
1998 5,793
1999 5,824
2000 5,985
2001 6,080
2002 6,190
2003 6,457
2004 7,150
2005 7,593
2006 8,025
2007 8,090
2008 6,662

Source: www.optn.org

Information Please® Database, © 2008 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

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