Korean Red Cross

Key Figures


○ National Blood Donation Rate(2017): 5.69%

○ 100% of Voluntary Non-Remunerated Blood Donations

○ Blood Donation Statistics (2013~2017)

- Number of Blood Donations (Unit)
Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Donations in Korea 2,914,483 3,053,425 3,082,918 2,866,330 2,928,670
Korean RC 2,708,173 (92.9%) 2,844,538 (93.2%) 2,872,156 (93.2%) 2,645,181 (92.3%) 2,714,819 (92.7%)
Others 206,310 208,887 210,762 221,149 213,851
- Number of Blood Units Supplied (Korean RC)(Unit)
Year Blood supply For transfusion For Fractionation
Sub-total % Sub-total %
2017 6,255,460 4,136,518 66.1 2,118,942 33.9
2016 5,791,875 3,820,575 65.96 1,971,300 34.04
2015 6,278,079 4,048,199 64.5 2,229,880 35.5
2014 6,272,253 4,099,483 65.7 2,172,770 34.6
2013 6,186,007 4,242,147 68.6 1,943,860 31.4

○ Key Figures from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 in 2017

1. Blood Donation by Place

Blood Donation by Place

2. Blood Donation by Age

Blood Donation by Age

3. Blood Supply

Blood Supply

4. Blood Donation by Blood Type

Blood Donation by Blood Type

5. Blood Donation by Blood Product

Blood Donation by Blood Product