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International Adoption Statistics

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Ranking Country Period Population 1) No. of Adoptions Adoption Rate 2) Number of Countries 3)
Last Few Years Most Recently
1DenmarkDenmark20115.5 million3386.144522
2IcelandIceland20120.3 million175.54233
3ItalyItaly201258.1 million31065.34> 91> 32
4SwedenSweden20129.1 million4665.12> 12426
5NorwayNorway20124.7 million2314.96> 25> 13
6IrelandIreland20114.2 million1884.47288
7SwitzerlandSwitzerland20127.6 million3144.13> 100> 59
8SpainSpain201240.5 million16694.126231
9FinlandFinland20125.3 million2083.96> 41> 19
10CanadaCanada201233.5 million11623.47> 125> 91
11NetherlandsNetherlands201216.7 million4882.92> 4327
12USAUSA2012307.2 million86682.82> 147105
13LuxembourgLuxembourg20120.5 million142.7284
14FranceFrance201264.1 million15692.45> 10965
15BelgiumBelgium201210.4 million1711.643323
16GermanyGermany201182.3 million10811.31> 39> 32
17IsraelIsrael20127.2 million881.22> 123
18AustraliaAustralia2012 - 201321.3 million1290.61> 77> 8
19New ZealandNew Zealand20094.2 million180.43117
20United KingdomUnited Kingdom200861.1 million2250.37> 73> 33
More statistics: Hague Convention Statistics
1) Population is taken from The CIA World Factbook.
2) Adoption Rate is calculated as Number of Adoptions per 100,000 inhabitants for a country.
3) Number of Countries is the number of countries there has been adoptions from.