Over 25% of us require blood at least once in our lifetime...
Only 4% of adults are currently donors...
Each blood donation can help as many as 3 people
100 donations equates to
47 litres of blood
Over 8000 units of blood are collected at golf clubs each year
We collect around 1,900,000 blood donations each year
B- Blood is rare
Only 2% of the population are B-
Only 9% of donors live in
25,000 donations in one day is the world record - held in Mumbai in 2010
8% of donors are donating for the first time
We collect 10% more blood on World Blood Day than any other day in June
January is our busiest month for donors honouring new year's resolutions