The Stanford School of Medicine Blood Center ranks blood types in the United States from rarest to most common as follows:
AB-negative (.6 percent)
B-negative (1.5 percent)
AB-positive (3.4 percent)
A-negative (6.3 percent)
O-negative (6.6 percent)
B-positive (8.5 percent)
A-positive (35.7 percent)
What is the rarest blood type in the whole world?
You can say that among the ABO types, AB- is the rarest blood type in humans. However, the second most rare blood type is not AB+ (approx. 5.1%). In fact all the Rh-negative blood groups are rarer than the AB+ blood group.
What blood type can be given to anyone?
What are the major blood types?If your blood type is:You can give to:You can receive from:O PositiveO+, A+, B+, AB+O+, O-A PositiveA+, AB+A+, A-, O+, O-B PositiveB+, AB+B+, B-, O+, O-AB PositiveAB+ OnlyAll blood types
What is the most common blood type in Africa?
The Rhesus (Rh) system divides each of these into either a positive of negative, creating eight blood types: O-, O+, B-, B+, A-, A+, AB-, AB+. The most common blood type in South Africa is O+, and the most rare is AB-.
Who can donate blood to whom?
Who can Donate Blood to WhomIf your blood type is:You can give to:You can receive from:B PositiveB+, AB+B+, B-, O+, O-AB PositiveAB+ OnlyAll blood typesO NegativeAll blood typesO- onlyA NegativeA-, A+, AB-, AB+A-, O-