Adoption Statistics

The nature of adoption statistics have changed since the U.S. Census Bureau included its first adoption questions on the 2010 Census. There are roughly 1.5 to 2 million child adoptees in America and anywhere from 6 to 10 million adult adoptees.

While most of the behavioral research that can give insight into the social facet of adoption, such as contentment of adoptees in open adoptions or contributing factors to a birth mother backing out of a placement, are dated studies that can be found but may not be fully accurate in this quickly changing world of adoption.

In July 2010, the Children's Bureau's Administration for Children and Family (AFCARS)estimated that there were almost half a million children in the U.S. foster care system. Half of those children entered into the system only a year prior. The number of children adopted from the foster care system has increased slowly in the last decade, though.

While foster adoption has increased, international adoption has actually fallen to numbers that hadn't been seen in since 1996, with only 11,000 international adoptions taking place in 2010.

For more foster statistics, visit the Children's Bureau's Administration for Children and Families (acf.hhs.gov). For international adoption statistics, visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs (adoption.state.gov). For a collection of recent and dated adoption research, visit the Child Welfare Information Gateway (childwelfare.gov).


18 19 22-24 Copying, altering or plagiarising of content is wrong. ... isman.com/in/ismantanuri Del.com/groovygenie Appendix A Social Media Adoption Statistics 22 . us: delicious.com/in/ismantanuri Del.tanuri@gmail.icio.com Twitter: ...

18 19 22-24 Copying, altering or plagiarising of content is wrong. ... isman.com/in/ismantanuri Del.com/groovygenie Appendix A Social Media Adoption Statistics 22 . us: delicious.com/in/ismantanuri Del.tanuri@gmail.icio.com Twitter: ...

A literature review on how social media can affect or assist in contemporary marketing. Written and submitted for my BA (Hons) Marketing Management program's fi

18 19 22-24 Copying, altering or plagiarising of content is wrong. Otherwise, feel free to use, print or quote this document. ... Appendix A Social Media Adoption Statistics 22 Role of Social Media in Contemporary Marketing By Isman Tanuri Email: ...

18 19 22-24 Copying, altering or plagiarising of content is wrong. ... isman.icio.com/groovygenie Appendix A Social Media Adoption Statistics 22 .com Twitter: @groovygenie LinkedIn: linkedin.com + Blog: groovygenie.wordpress.

Explore a world of publications by people and publishers alike. Collect, share and publish in a format designed to make your documents look their very best.

Visitor Comments (2)
Adding your comments contributes to the adoption community. Please keep all comments on topic and civil. Visitors are invited to comment and vote for or flag comments based on appropriateness and helpfulness. All comments must adhere to our commenting rules and are subject to moderation.
katheryn - 2 years ago
0 2 4
I have not decided to adopt yet but I think before we go outside the u.s. and adopt children from other countries, we need to help the poor and homeless children within our own boarders. #1
Jessica - 2 years ago
0 4 0
It's crazy how international adoption has gone down so much, a little sad actually. #2
Domestic Adoption?
Virginia
Click here to visit Adoption Home Study Provider
If you live in the U.S. and are going to adopt, you will need an adoption home study. Click here to find a home study provider in your area. Get Started Today!
Adoption Home Study Provider
 
advertisement

Parent Profiles

Welcome to our adventure! We love being together and enjoy life with all of its twists and turns. We want to share this beautiful journey with your child as we explore life together. [more]

[about us]   [contact us]   [waiting couples in VA]   [all]

Adoption Photo Listing

Latour (VA / 18 / M)
This duo will enchant you! Latour and Dominique are an African American brother and sister team, and they want to grow up together in a permanent family. They both sport beautiful... [more]

[about me]   [search]   [waiting children in VA]   [all]