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Adore's Angels – Foster Care Adoption

Adoption Statistics

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  1. Approximately 135,00 children are adopted every year in the U.S.
  2. According to Statista Research Department, approximately 122,216 children in the U.S. were waiting to be adopted (Statista Research Department, 2021)
  3. In 2019, with the participation of the public child welfare agency, about 66,035 children were adopted in the U.S. (Statista Research Department, 2021)
  4. At the time of adoption, 9,378 children adopted in the U.S., were two years old in 2019. (Statista Research Department, 2021)
  5. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, adoption rates have decreased significantly
  6. According to The Conversation, almost 46,000 children were adopted worldwide in 2005.
  7. In 1851, the state of Massachusetts passed the first adoption law in the U.S.