How Often Does Blood Circulate Through the Body?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 6:52:50 AM ET
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According to Santa Barbara City College, for an average person, the entire volume of blood in the circulatory system is pumped through the heart approximately once per minute. The average person has 5 liters of blood in their circulatory system and a cardiac output of 4.9 liters per minute.