National Co-ordinator:
Ricky Brisson
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Bondi Beach 2026 NSW
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
1IcelandIceland20120.3 million175.36233
2ItalyItaly201361.7 million28254.58> 91> 26
3SwitzerlandSwitzerland20128.1 million3143.90> 100> 59
4CanadaCanada201334.8 million12423.57> 12885
5SwedenSweden20139.7 million3413.51> 12424
6SpainSpain201247.7 million16693.506231
7FinlandFinland20135.3 million1673.17> 46> 24
8DenmarkDenmark20135.6 million1763.164820
9NetherlandsNetherlands201216.9 million4882.89> 4327
10NorwayNorway20135.1 million1442.80> 2715
11LuxembourgLuxembourg20120.5 million142.6984
12USAUSA2013318.9 million70942.22> 14893
13FranceFrance201366.3 million13432.03> 10956
14IrelandIreland20134.8 million721.492910
15GermanyGermany201181 million10811.33> 39> 32
16BelgiumBelgium201210.4 million1381.323222
17IsraelIsrael20137.8 million690.88> 122
18AustraliaAustralia2012 - 201322.5 million1290.57> 77> 8
19New ZealandNew Zealand20094.4 million180.41117
20United KingdomUnited Kingdom200863.7 million2250.35> 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.