National Co-ordinator:
Ricky Brisson
P.O. Box 7420
Bondi Beach 2026 NSW
E-mail:
 
     
 
International Adoption Statistics

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Afghanistan Afghanistan Top

Receiving Country20132012201120092008 - 200920082007200620052004200220012000Total
Australia Australia    2        2
Germany Germany   5 117131310   59
Sweden Sweden   1 5115414426
Switzerland Switzerland  1          1
USA USA22 5 2       11
Total22111218814181414499


Albania Albania Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000Total
Canada Canada522    7      16
France France34213    2    15
Iceland Iceland      11      2
Italy Italy13  5495388589 77
Sweden Sweden      1234   111
United Kingdom United Kingdom       1)      0
USA USA6136515        36
Total277712122471311145891157

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Algeria Algeria Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520022001 - 20022000Total
Australia Australia          1 1
Canada Canada23          5
Sweden Sweden       1 2 14
Switzerland Switzerland 1113       6
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1) 1)   1
USA USA222331      13
Total46346201021130

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


American Samoa American Samoa Top

Receiving Country2012Total
Canada Canada11
Total11


Angola Angola Top

Receiving Country201020022000Total
Sweden Sweden 213
Switzerland Switzerland1  1
Total1214


Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008Total
USA USA5213415
Total5213415


Argentina Argentina Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092004Total
Canada Canada  2   2
Finland Finland1     1
France France     11
Switzerland Switzerland 111  3
USA USA  1 1 2
Total1141119


Armenia Armenia Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
Belgium Belgium         2  2
Canada Canada2        1012 24
France France1514181515    16  93
Germany Germany  27541859  41
Italy Italy1620202324322412    171
Netherlands Netherlands    1       1
Spain Spain    2 1     3
Sweden Sweden     1      1
Switzerland Switzerland   1        1
United Kingdom United Kingdom       1)1)1)1)1)0
USA USA121922182029      120
Total4553626467662620537120457

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Australia Australia Top

Receiving Country2013201120062001Total
Canada Canada11  2
Sweden Sweden  213
Total11215


Austria Austria Top

Receiving Country20112010200820072006200520042002Total
Germany Germany322813116 63
Sweden Sweden       11
Switzerland Switzerland1       1
Total332813116165


Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Top

Receiving Country201320122011200920082006200520042003 - 20042003Total
Australia Australia        2 2
France France1 11      3
Israel Israel       2 1012
Italy Italy       1  1
Sweden Sweden     12  14
Switzerland Switzerland 1        1
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1)0
USA USA23  5     10
Total3411512321133

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Bahamas Bahamas Top

Receiving Country20112010Total
USA USA213
Total213


Bangladesh Bangladesh Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005 - 2006200520042003 - 2004200320012000Total
Australia Australia        1  1   2
Canada Canada221            5
Finland Finland  1 1          2
France France   1           1
Sweden Sweden    3112 21 11214
Switzerland Switzerland   15           15
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)1)       0
USA USA14191010127         72
Total16211226168121211112111

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Barbados Barbados Top

Receiving Country201220102009Total
Canada Canada1  1
USA USA 112
Total1113


Belarus Belarus Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001999199819961995Total
Belgium Belgium        2227       49
Canada Canada        3249       81
Denmark Denmark        1519251314    86
France France        2        2
Ireland Ireland     1 2563927115    141
Israel Israel        2720       47
Italy Italy46146992641234 226254185147     1179
Sweden Sweden   1 1  3451445227    210
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1)1)       0
USA USA 1      20219116912960325307826
Total4614799274143426166504503521063253072621

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Belgium Belgium Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520042003Total
Belgium Belgium 33464326262927353931335
Finland Finland1          1
Switzerland Switzerland 1         1
USA USA  1        1
Total134474326262927353931338


Belize Belize Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007Total
Canada Canada2519    26
Switzerland Switzerland 1     1
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1)1
USA USA1116566 35
Total13725567063

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Benin Benin Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082006200420022001Total
Canada Canada2         2
France France8741514  5  53
Italy Italy  98532 1129
Netherlands Netherlands 341      8
USA USA1 1 2     4
Total11101824213251196


Bermuda Bermuda Top

Receiving Country2012Total
Canada Canada11
Total11


Bhutan Bhutan Top

Receiving Country201220102008 - 2009200820042001Total
Australia Australia  1   1
France France 1  2 3
Sweden Sweden     11
USA USA11 2  4
Total1212219


Bolivia Bolivia Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 20062005200420032002 - 200320022001 - 2002200120001999199819961995Total
Australia Australia    1 2 1 2   1 2      9
Denmark Denmark59116 13 13 22 302014 23 1722    205
France France17611       2632          83
Germany Germany 3 1   1 1 41          11
Italy Italy23302432 43 55 65 799580 19 4     549
Netherlands Netherlands81477                   36
Norway Norway5 11   6 3  2    16    25
Spain Spain11241217 35 42 21 8992126 76       545
Sweden Sweden2266 6 9 11 9138 2 13    78
Switzerland Switzerland3414 1 4 2 23  3 22532647
USA USA             11 14 356044 3321218
Total5893688519821301125223925823911372609349335271806



Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007 - 200820072006200520042003 - 2004200320012000Total
Australia Australia      1    1   2
Canada Canada2              2
Denmark Denmark 1             1
France France  2            2
Germany Germany  4899 24172137    129
Ireland Ireland          1    1
Italy Italy   121 2       6
Sweden Sweden     2 2 22 31416
Switzerland Switzerland  211          4
USA USA1 1131         7
Total3191115131281723401314170


Brazil Brazil Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006 - 2007200620052004 - 2005200420032002 - 200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia       1  1  1        3
Canada Canada910      76 1)1)         32
Denmark Denmark                1     1
Finland Finland2  1                  3
France France1513231363 66 9598 92          478
Germany Germany  1711181511 2524 23          144
Ireland Ireland           1          1
Italy Italy187270304318329371326 290221 217228 131133      3325
Netherlands Netherlands        1531 3437 4069505561677184614
Norway Norway24 814 15 68 1628 231614     154
Spain Spain 51 241 1926 1822 7       105
Sweden Sweden    12  21 3  4411     28
Switzerland Switzerland 74210157 1815 2232 36365155766868114636
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)     1)1) 1)       1
USA USA2321927324655 6666 6930 263324103103911031461073
Total2383303583804694544811543496149537712672911512132402262423446598

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Brunei Darussalam Brunei Darussalam Top

Receiving Country201120092005Total
Canada Canada1  1
Italy Italy 1 1
United Kingdom United Kingdom  1)0
Total1102

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Bulgaria Bulgaria Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007 - 20082007200620052004200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia      2      1       3
Canada Canada53115    11101011         66
Denmark Denmark1  111   431122 1522     81
France France49343389     48          181
Germany Germany  34382616 17212527          204
Iceland Iceland                1    1
Ireland Ireland1           1 12     5
Italy Italy10511011512812974 322837112265219 150      1504
Luxembourg Luxembourg  2                  2
Netherlands Netherlands 151442                35
Norway Norway3      22314         15
Spain Spain 24382420 11112157202181        562
Sweden Sweden79191191 2 371721 2330     159
Switzerland Switzerland 1311                6
United Kingdom United Kingdom       1)1) 1)1)6        6
USA USA1591257540155    110198260 2972142211511481631102291
Total3303213092442161172647310337570871014862682221511481631105121

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006 - 200720062005200420032002 - 200320022001Total
Australia Australia       1    1  2
Belgium Belgium 12            3
Denmark Denmark1010119331    4  253
France France1420203525 66 896285    416
Italy Italy37523026202325 151353 2 251
Spain Spain 528374 132  3 38
Switzerland Switzerland 1 14          6
USA USA3 2 22         9
Total64896779573596110578927152778


Burundi Burundi Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007 - 200820072006200520042002Total
Australia Australia      1     1
Belgium Belgium 1          1
Canada Canada 13         4
France France13  1       5
Italy Italy2312547       51
Spain Spain 6          6
Sweden Sweden    27 4824330
USA USA1 1 42      8
Total252394149148243106


Cambodia Cambodia Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 20052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia     11 14 5 4 1          35
Canada Canada432       10 10 1423        66
Finland Finland   32 1 3               9
France France 37219         6         37
Germany Germany    2     1 2 2         7
Ireland Ireland   3                    3
Italy Italy  428550 188 163 147 76 432914       837
Spain Spain    1 1 1 1             4
Sweden Sweden    1   1               2
Switzerland Switzerland  1 4                   5
United Kingdom United Kingdom              18406       64
USA USA               12425440740224835123332102061
Total465293791119014168515948818321627440740224835123332103130


Cameroon Cameroon Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
Canada Canada641         11
Finland Finland  1         1
France France2230315679   3644  298
Germany Germany  10610744118  60
Italy Italy  6      1  7
Spain Spain         1135
Sweden Sweden     3 1    4
Switzerland Switzerland 31 6       10
USA USA712231379      71
Total354973751021945475413467


Canada Canada Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072005 - 20062005200420032002Total
Australia Australia       2    2
Canada Canada1 1         2
Finland Finland   1        1
Sweden Sweden           11
Switzerland Switzerland   32       5
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1) 1)1)1) 1
USA USA459 31      22
Total551045202000134

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Cape Verde Cape Verde Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082005200420032002Total
France France812168  1  36
Italy Italy     22 1 5
Sweden Sweden         11
Switzerland Switzerland   1      1
USA USA  1  1    2
Total8122783211145


Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Top

Receiving Country2012Total
Canada Canada11
Total11


Central African Republic Central African Republic Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200620052004Total
France France734319127  4158
Italy Italy      1 1
Sweden Sweden     2  2
Total734319127214161


Chad Chad Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720042003Total
Canada Canada111      3
France France31115  3 14
Italy Italy    312  6
Sweden Sweden        11
Switzerland Switzerland 22 1    5
Total44419123129


Chile Chile Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Canada Canada112                4
France France4227410    15         62
Germany Germany    659815         34
Italy Italy71807356453260535843444032      687
New Zealand New Zealand    11             2
Norway Norway15 17   47471012139     98
Spain Spain 5334 71115201418       100
Sweden Sweden    11  2  24      10
Switzerland Switzerland  3 1121 11379229142011105
United Kingdom United Kingdom          1)1)       0
USA USA  1         331922286390229
Total911081066368408280809169755921413142831011331

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


China China Top

Receiving Country20132012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia 14 24 51 32 72 88 122 127 133 114 49 41       867
Belgium Belgium  2 17 41 64 46 79 106 140 141 89          725
Canada Canada216 254 288 472 451 429 662 608 973 1001 1112          6466
Denmark Denmark11 18 40 65 89 69 139 157 207 164 177 145 134129     1544
Finland Finland45 64 43 23 37 19 45 49 140 133 62 64 64      788
France France99 63 97 100 102 144 176 314 458 491            2044
Iceland Iceland  13 12 13 8 13 13 8 35 19 18 10        162
Ireland Ireland3 1 6 9 10 19 31 33 52 60 56 51 1616     363
Italy Italy161 171 142 116 23                      613
Netherlands Netherlands  192 197 306 283     476 806 615 411 407 388249161896515274687
New Zealand New Zealand          6 2 6 13              27
Norway Norway31 51 66 88 106 84 156 176 299 308 298 310 216126     2315
Spain Spain  447 677 584 573 619 1059 1759 2753 2389 1043 1427        13330
Sweden Sweden59 90 107 184 248 206 280 314 462 497 373 316 220165     3521
Switzerland Switzerland  3 5 3 7                      18
United Kingdom United Kingdom          32 127 187 190 165 108 111        920
USA USA2306 2697 2589 3401 3001 3909 5453 6943 7906 7044 6859 5053 469050534101420635973333213084271
Total293114406624428651540532500272559588822212211136127144341331302711410606497894415728573842624295366233482157122661



Colombia Colombia Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia    5 8 4 7 9 3 8 8 14       66
Belgium Belgium 71923 12 15 21 26 34 27 20          204
Canada Canada52226062 41 53 34 31 18 38 37          448
Denmark Denmark3182435 32 32 26 37 37 38 59 81 88114     624
Finland Finland39711 11 16 13 18 20 22 37 37 43      247
France France84159286369 241 305 375 321 293 314            2747
Germany Germany  459 74 92 89 44 44 39            445
Iceland Iceland  11 2   1   1 1 2    3     12
Ireland Ireland1    1 1         1 1 3      8
Italy Italy179310554592 444 434 380 289 245 330 273 205 162      4397
Luxembourg Luxembourg 1                          1
Netherlands Netherlands 81819 28     82 90 108 174 204 2093513541271661351422215
Norway Norway20397071 42 48 84 91 72 120 111 133 117105     1123
Spain Spain 74148197 160 189 174 260 240 256 285 271        2254
Sweden Sweden23407771 54 41 39 47 54 71 90 122 138110     977
Switzerland Switzerland 123647 25 23 29 34 36 73 66 60 54605058735567858
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1) 1) 1) 1)   1)        0
USA USA159195216235 238 306 310 344 291 287 272 334 2662462312312312553504997
Total52489415201792514058155541575716249147531724814278144814108098963541647044555921623

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
Belgium Belgium 3          3
Canada Canada2020266        72
Finland Finland1   11      3
France France6284404142    1  270
Italy Italy1591381237564241710    610
Netherlands Netherlands 28242010       82
Spain Spain    15293112 1483
Sweden Sweden    7321    13
Switzerland Switzerland 32 4       9
USA USA31324013342219      758
Total555516348184150424842121141903


Congo Congo, Republic of the Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720052004200320022001Total
Canada Canada  2    1181)  21
France France1917181829  4416   161
Italy Italy    32 522 115
Spain Spain      8     8
Sweden Sweden    1  111138
USA USA41          5
Total2318201833286127314218

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Costa Rica Costa Rica Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919961995Total
Canada Canada243              9
Italy Italy 13 9191424151 22     99
Spain Spain 1 21 316101511     50
Switzerland Switzerland 1               1
USA USA106  11    349175201995
Total122531121152716710201791752019254


Croatia Croatia Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042003 - 2004200320022001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia         1  12
Canada Canada 1           1
Denmark Denmark   2         2
France France1       1    2
Germany Germany 5714982123    78
Italy Italy  5411 21 11 16
Sweden Sweden      223  1 8
Switzerland Switzerland  11         2
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1)      0
USA USA  1          1
Total161485101025281121112

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Cuba Cuba Top

Receiving Country2012Total
France France11
Total11


Czech Republic Czech Republic Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002 - 2003200220012000Total
Australia Australia           1   1
Canada Canada 2             2
Denmark Denmark577478910131816 192015158
France France    1    5     6
Iceland Iceland 32 1          6
Italy Italy 101011911559    2 72
Spain Spain 8  12         11
Sweden Sweden171299632258  1 175
USA USA     1         1
Total22422824252516172731161202216332



Djibouti Djibouti Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920052004Total
Canada Canada  1    1
France France30213152244331232
USA USA 1     1
Total30223252244331234


Dominica Dominica Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820052004Total
Canada Canada 1      1
France France153    615
Italy Italy      1 1
Spain Spain  265   13
USA USA5101712  26
Total616613621656


Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200119991998199719961995Total
Canada Canada31                4
France France 221     1        6
Italy Italy   5  11          7
Netherlands Netherlands    2             2
Spain Spain 4   919920243329      147
Switzerland Switzerland 1  1             2
USA USA135571118      1310140191315269
Total161371314272010202533291310140191315437


Ecuador Ecuador Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919961995Total
Belgium Belgium        1 4      5
Canada Canada1                1
Denmark Denmark         37786   31
Italy Italy12 1020244231061614    103
Netherlands Netherlands       113 4877  31
New Zealand New Zealand     2           2
Norway Norway         2436    15
Spain Spain      2542610     29
Sweden Sweden745105    141052   53
Switzerland Switzerland 2 1             3
USA USA11156121326      50  5167251
Total312121432032689213150911575167524



Egypt Egypt Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200620052002Total
Canada Canada62       8
Sweden Sweden      1113
Switzerland Switzerland  2      2
USA USA111321   9
Total73332111122


El Salvador El Salvador Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Canada Canada1 3     51)1)        9
France France1        2         3
Ireland Ireland1                  1
Italy Italy   27943231        31
Spain Spain 861514231916223119       164
Sweden Sweden      1            1
Switzerland Switzerland   11              2
USA USA76810921      4981251730146
Total1014171422442822232732194981251730357

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea Top

Receiving Country20092003Total
France France1 1
Spain Spain 11
Sweden Sweden 11
USA USA1 1
Total224


Eritrea Eritrea Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001Total
Canada Canada131          5
Italy Italy   1 2  122 19
Sweden Sweden    721123 2321
USA USA7442146       37
Total87532110113522472


Estonia Estonia Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998Total
Canada Canada2 1             3
Denmark Denmark            1   1
Finland Finland3143734234269   51
France France   1            1
Iceland Iceland              112
Norway Norway  243443           101
Sweden Sweden899109105681615721  124
USA USA 4719716          53
Total13144567662998115821172111336



Ethiopia Ethiopia Top

Receiving Country20132012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia 17 18 40 33 47 35 38 56 31 72 53 46       486
Belgium Belgium  20 42 33 36 30 36 30 53 45 23          348
Canada Canada39 93 143 63 170 183 134 61 31 34 14          965
Denmark Denmark47 57 80 117 125 92 39 38 30 41 40 20 2223     771
Finland Finland5 4 13 10 17 12 15 15 5 7 6 11 4      124
France France140 220 288 352 445 484 417 408 397 390            3541
Germany Germany    64 99 73 50 30 33 21 22            392
Iceland Iceland                1              1
Ireland Ireland26 32 42 75 21 26 17 14 13 16 7 2  4     295
Italy Italy293 233 296 274 346 338 256 227 211 191 47 112 79      2903
Netherlands Netherlands  16 19 23 39     54 77 52 32 47 47443956533136665
Norway Norway8 12       22 33 27 36 47 46 40 5046     367
Spain Spain  302 441 508 722 629 481 304 227 220 107 12        3953
Sweden Sweden11 15 24 29 37 42 39 32 37 26 21 18 1715     363
Switzerland Switzerland  61 81 76 49                      267
United Kingdom United Kingdom          9 7 1) 1) 1)            16
USA USA993 1568 1727 2513 2277 1725 1255 732 441 289     158951039682446314161
Total1562172633183260404172334357473642352759381975561580311380723435326246377227142152135759929618

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Fiji Fiji Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 20082006 - 20072005 - 20062004 - 20052003 - 20042002 - 20032001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia     6 889325142
Canada Canada 12           3
USA USA11 21 1       6
Total1222161889325151


Finland Finland Top

Receiving Country20132012Total
Finland Finland292258550
Total292258550


France France Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082005200320022000Total
Belgium Belgium 1    13  5
Canada Canada116       8
Finland Finland     1    1
Sweden Sweden     1  225
Switzerland Switzerland  651     12
USA USA 1  1     2
Total1312522132233


French Polynesia French Polynesia Top

Receiving Country2012Total
USA USA11
Total11


Gabon Gabon Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082004Total
Canada Canada  1    1
France France931239 238
USA USA     2 2
Total9313392241


Gambia Gambia Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520042001Total
France France 1 3       4
Italy Italy   24 3    9
Spain Spain  2 21     5
Sweden Sweden     132  39
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1) 1)1) 1
USA USA211 8      12
Total22351436200340

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Georgia Georgia Top

Receiving Country2013201120102008200420032002200119961995Total
Canada Canada 1  625    32
France France    2     2
Israel Israel     1623   39
Italy Italy      11  2
Sweden Sweden       1  1
United Kingdom United Kingdom   1)1)1)    1
USA USA5 27   167751158
Total512884124187751235

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Germany Germany Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420022001Total
Canada Canada 21         3
Finland Finland11          2
Sweden Sweden    20 22123333
Switzerland Switzerland 1462       13
USA USA    11      2
Total145623122123353


Ghana Ghana Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 20082007200620052004200320012000Total
Australia Australia     1 1       2
Canada Canada153115      151211  72
Finland Finland1 1     2      4
France France31122      2   11
Italy Italy      1        1
Netherlands Netherlands 4114          10
Spain Spain        2  3   5
Sweden Sweden    4 2    1 3111
Switzerland Switzerland 2  1          3
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1) 1)1)1)1)   1
USA USA170171100117103 101        762
Total189181114125114110514015181131882

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Greece Greece Top

Receiving Country201320112009200820072006 - 200720062005200420032002 - 200320022001Total
Australia Australia     1    1  2
Canada Canada26           8
France France 2           2
Germany Germany 6112 432    19
Sweden Sweden        1  113
Switzerland Switzerland 1           1
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1)   0
USA USA1 2          3
Total3153121433011138

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Grenada Grenada Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082003Total
Canada Canada 21    3
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)0
USA USA343314 18
Total364314021

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Guatemala Guatemala Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 2006200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia     1 4 2 1  1 1        10
Canada Canada344                      11
Denmark Denmark    1   1 1 42 1 132     16
Finland Finland    2                    2
France France             72           72
Germany Germany  53 1 4 1 2 44           69
Iceland Iceland                       1 1
Ireland Ireland          10 1317 11 181411     94
Israel Israel 1 27 24 30 22 1711 4 416      138
Italy Italy   310 9 14 14 1316 8 208      115
Norway Norway               3 868     25
Spain Spain    6 4 8 6  3 8 28       63
Sweden Sweden          1        3     4
United Kingdom United Kingdom        46 30 2116 29 28       170
USA USA2373251756 4123 4728 4135 37833264 2328 221916091511100291178842744932146
Total26128956783141644482824221138553405123921232616561535100291178842844932936


Guinea Guinea Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200420032001Total
Canada Canada71         8
France France31361985   13  112
Sweden Sweden    1 11 216
Switzerland Switzerland   1       1
USA USA11 1 4     7
Total3938191064111321134


Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720052003Total
France France4 1 2    7
Italy Italy  61172 1128
Spain Spain      3  3
USA USA5122 2   12
Total919139431150


Guyana Guyana Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082006200520042003Total
Canada Canada23135   78141989
France France   11     2
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)1)1) 0
USA USA503645323827    228
Total734950333927781419319

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Haiti Haiti Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Belgium Belgium 731113 1467        43
Canada Canada34317717214114888123115159150        1238
Denmark Denmark         211 7     11
France France314934992651731403571475507         4444
Italy Italy      2213967       39
Luxembourg Luxembourg 3                 3
Netherlands Netherlands   10860              168
Spain Spain    132722152436171       155
Switzerland Switzerland 1214169412108798691816171414203
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)            0
USA USA388154331333303021903092313562501871921319612114468493664
Total4532561611432120512157171031870108244020419814711413716182639968

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Honduras Honduras Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019961995Total
Canada Canada447             15
France France  1 1           2
Italy Italy  531     1     10
Spain Spain 121133521 1416    67
Sweden Sweden         1   1  2
USA USA1910119411      5 2828125
Total23152613714352111516512828221


Hong Kong Hong Kong Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 20032001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia    3 9 7 15 8 8 5 47       66
Canada Canada4145          8 1) 1)         31
France France               1           1
New Zealand New Zealand     2                     2
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1) 1)               0
USA USA17121214 11 18            27141441283830276
Total21261714313918701508881504727141441283830376

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Hungary Hungary Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919961995Total
Canada Canada 11              2
Denmark Denmark          23914   28
France France 1454    7       21
Italy Italy447997788484826238271662    699
Netherlands Netherlands 1413132            42
Norway Norway161510911 13991312171819   171
Spain Spain 12262717515731079     138
Sweden Sweden7   2  211   1   14
Switzerland Switzerland    1            1
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1)          1
USA USA232445710    16211324225128248
Total90146155137128100110805158535642582251281365

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Iceland Iceland Top

Receiving Country2012Total
USA USA11
Total11


India India Top

Receiving Country20132012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia 3 8 19 22 14 15 32 18 25 32 36 42       266
Belgium Belgium  4 6 5 6 1 1 13 13 16 15          80
Canada Canada44 36 44 55 59 54 45 36 41 37 70          521
Denmark Denmark3 9 7 10 24 16 37 30 65 100 65 93 115169     743
Finland Finland7 9 9 7 6 4 5 4 15 8 6 1 6      87
France France20 14 19 21 18         13            105
Germany Germany    13 9 28 35 32 25 34 23            199
Iceland Iceland    1 1 4     2 2 7 7 8 261212677 102
Ireland Ireland10 10           3 3 4 2 1  3     36
Israel Israel                1              1
Italy Italy76 64 148 123 132 142 142 136 135 104 121 103 145      1571
Luxembourg Luxembourg    2                          2
Netherlands Netherlands    1   9     34 41 51 44 41 72565440337058604
New Zealand New Zealand        1 2 1                  4
Norway Norway5 10 17 12 12 15 16 21 16 26 33 29 4841     301
Spain Spain  7 35 15 29 32 103 79 43 117 100 109        669
Sweden Sweden2 19 23 33 37 51 56 38 44 46 37 60 7571     592
Switzerland Switzerland  22 25 21 22 16 37 36 25 51 80 42 616856487710067854
United Kingdom United Kingdom          28 37 31 32 26 24 24        202
USA USA119 159 228 243 297 308 416 320 323 406 472 466 5435035004783493803716881
Total286336385781955522684147041592832808188332510353210763697742109192362257246655749613820



Indonesia Indonesia Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 2005200420032002 - 200320022001 - 2002200120001999199819961995Total
Australia Australia     4 3 6 5 3  1 1      23
Canada Canada53                       8
France France11 12                    5
Sweden Sweden    2 1 1 1 2 1  1 23    14
Switzerland Switzerland    1   3 2   31    1422120
United Kingdom United Kingdom            1)            0
USA USA23133 6                  18
Total871484734635234111124422188

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Iran Iran Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007 - 20082007200620052004200320022000Total
Australia Australia      1       1
Canada Canada5 35          13
Denmark Denmark   1          1
France France  2 2         4
Italy Italy    1         1
Spain Spain           1  1
Sweden Sweden    13 1857343246
Switzerland Switzerland   1          1
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1)    0
USA USA34512109        43
Total8410191412118573532111

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Iraq Iraq Top

Receiving Country2009200820072006200520042003200220012000Total
Finland Finland 2        2
Sweden Sweden99218106881172
Total911218106881174


Ireland Ireland Top

Receiving Country2013201220112005 - 2006Total
Australia Australia   11
Canada Canada321 6
USA USA  1 1
Total32218


Israel Israel Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200520042003 - 20042003200220012000Total
Australia Australia         2    2
Canada Canada2 1           3
France France 1 1          2
Germany Germany   212 32     10
Italy Italy      11   11 4
Netherlands Netherlands 21 2         5
Spain Spain   1    1 1   3
Sweden Sweden     1 1  1  25
Switzerland Switzerland   1          1
USA USA  1           1
Total2335331532211236


Italy Italy Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia         11
Germany Germany 8668144616 68
Spain Spain13         13
Sweden Sweden    11    2
Switzerland Switzerland1211      5
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)    0
USA USA    1     1
Total14107710154616190

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Ivory Coast Ivory Coast Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001Total
Belgium Belgium 514         10
Canada Canada 13          4
France France49342975686754 2725   428
Italy Italy    42324212222
Spain Spain  821636411 1 51
Sweden Sweden       11  1 3
Switzerland Switzerland 21 1        4
USA USA2112462       27
Total51534410485746373328142549


Jamaica Jamaica Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004 - 2005200420032001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia         1         1
Canada Canada10111818 22201922 2343       206
Sweden Sweden       1  1        2
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1)            1
USA USA7943100595439  63   51334536303845715
Total89541187754622020851244351334536303845925

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Japan Japan Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082006 - 2007200620052004 - 2005200420032002 - 200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia      1  1  1        3
Canada Canada15119                  35
Finland Finland   3                 3
France France 1121     1          6
Sweden Sweden        1 2  111     6
Switzerland Switzerland   1                 1
United Kingdom United Kingdom       1)   1)         0
USA USA222127334136        39404246553663501
Total3733373942361011301140414246553663555

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Jordan Jordan Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200620052004Total
Canada Canada1 1      2
Italy Italy       112
Spain Spain  43131148    322
Sweden Sweden      1 12
USA USA425122   16
Total52491321502112344


Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998Total
Belgium Belgium  252           9
Canada Canada822248 483710        175
France France3 234630    8      110
Iceland Iceland               22
Ireland Ireland  417461516917231923  144
Israel Israel    121 27      13
Italy Italy  1628252512118       125
Spain Spain     1491307043242     418
Sweden Sweden    1 2  2 11   7
Switzerland Switzerland 1  1           2
United Kingdom United Kingdom     131)561)1)     24
USA USA  86181295380540587755826825819672399113 6478
Total11315330936262172869883087684484369242211327507

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Kenya Kenya Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007 - 2008200720062005 - 2006200520042003 - 20042003200220012000Total
Australia Australia      2  1  1    4
Belgium Belgium    1            1
Canada Canada6475             22
Denmark Denmark87211            19
Finland Finland21299             32
France France           5     5
Ireland Ireland               1 1
Italy Italy12 6643  6 510 5   57
Netherlands Netherlands 22282218            90
Norway Norway2                2
Sweden Sweden2923241412  43 4  24 2121
Switzerland Switzerland 21 3            6
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1) 1)1) 1)1) 1)   1
USA USA466142124           75
Total637683716028249191517412436

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Korea, North Korea, North Top

Receiving Country201220112009Total
Canada Canada11 2
Sweden Sweden  33
USA USA  33
Total1168


Korea, South Korea, South Top

Receiving Country20132012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia 14 26 19 30 35 40 48 69 99 108 108 92       688
Canada Canada28 55 60 98 93 105 50 102 97 97 73          858
Denmark Denmark5 10 16 21 24 25 19 40 46 53 56 46 6970     500
France France2 4 6 6 10       38 42            108
Germany Germany    3   2 3     1              9
Italy Italy    6 4 4 1                    15
Luxembourg Luxembourg  9 15                          24
Netherlands Netherlands              1 2 19 24 48 59713732202016349
Norway Norway6 29 28 47 49 45 44   79 87 81 106 125128     854
Sweden Sweden19 49 60 74 94 79 66 91 104 121 111 109 117130     1224
Switzerland Switzerland  1   1 1                      3
USA USA138 627 736 863 1077 1065 939 1376 1630 1716 1790 1779 177017942008182916541516166625973
Total19814784269301911143013543513234011184816106919979921351082135108208892214021932045186116741536168230605



Kosovo Kosovo Top

Receiving Country201220112010Total
Canada Canada1  1
Denmark Denmark1  1
France France  22
Switzerland Switzerland33410
USA USA1 34
Total63918


Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Top

Receiving Country20122010200920082007 - 200820072006200520042001Total
Australia Australia    2     2
France France        1 1
Israel Israel   1 674  18
Italy Italy   1 2    3
Sweden Sweden  16 1051 124
Switzerland Switzerland2         2
USA USA911978 61    168
Total111208627912511218


Laos Laos Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 20082006 - 2007200420032002 - 2003Total
Australia Australia     1 11  14
Canada Canada  1         1
France France13 27148    2  64
Sweden Sweden          1 1
USA USA 1678 3     25
Total131342116131121195


Latvia Latvia Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919961995Total
Canada Canada1 1              2
Denmark Denmark            1    1
Finland Finland12               3
France France2537224744  7973105       432
Italy Italy162238325515373614        265
Norway Norway           231   6
Spain Spain         2       2
Sweden Sweden    1311 12368   26
Switzerland Switzerland  212            5
USA USA898256392838    15332725287759596
Total132143119119130563811687108173837342877591338


Lebanon Lebanon Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820062005 - 20062005200420032000Total
Australia Australia       1    1
Canada Canada  2         2
France France53433    3  21
Italy Italy     11     2
Sweden Sweden      3 3  28
Switzerland Switzerland    1       1
United Kingdom United Kingdom          1) 0
USA USA24421011      33
Total77105141241330268

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Lesotho Lesotho Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082006 - 2007Total
Australia Australia      11
Canada Canada212912   35
Netherlands Netherlands 11591  26
Sweden Sweden68662  28
Switzerland Switzerland  1    1
USA USA35101321 34
Total11363140511125



Liberia Liberia Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022000Total
Canada Canada3      16101)1)  29
Finland Finland   1         1
Sweden Sweden    1 1 112219
Switzerland Switzerland    2        2
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)      0
USA USA1234294835249314353     1074
Total15342949382493153691112211115

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Libya Libya Top

Receiving Country2005Total
Ireland Ireland11
Total11


Lithuania Lithuania Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 2007200620052004 - 20052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia     2 3 2  5          12
Canada Canada223                    7
Denmark Denmark  32      1    1 1     8
Finland Finland 1                     1
France France29339        28         54
Italy Italy4247916771 78 77 6938 342852      649
New Zealand New Zealand      5                5
Spain Spain 2625 3 4              22
Sweden Sweden1212111512 6 10 66 824 1     105
Switzerland Switzerland  12                   3
United Kingdom United Kingdom               1)       0
USA USA118201522 16         30296372787398535
Total69811381061192108391276445703010323163727873981401

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Macao Macao Top

Receiving Country2011Total
Canada Canada11
Total11


Macedonia Macedonia Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006 - 200720062005200420032002Total
Australia Australia      1     1
France France   1     1  2
Italy Italy  4523 171511 48
Sweden Sweden    21     14
Switzerland Switzerland11 2        4
USA USA   1        1
Total1149441171521160


Madagascar Madagascar Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001Total
Belgium Belgium 11 2    413  21
Canada Canada23           5
Denmark Denmark53  2        10
France France3331323726 62117245292   875
Italy Italy  781 259864353
Norway Norway3            3
Spain Spain 4221211024132419 102
Sweden Sweden33213        12
Switzerland Switzerland 3333        12
United Kingdom United Kingdom           1) 0
USA USA 11          2
Total4649485138265132278317432331095

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Malawi Malawi Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082006 - 20072006200520042002Total
Australia Australia      1    1
Canada Canada144        9
Iceland Iceland       1   1
Ireland Ireland         1 1
Italy Italy   1      12
Netherlands Netherlands 34 1      8
Sweden Sweden    11  1  3
USA USA1063432     28
Total1113115531111153


Malaysia Malaysia Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 20072005 - 2006200520042003 - 20042002 - 200320022001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia     7 7 64  23 231
Canada Canada4 3              7
Finland Finland 1 21   1        5
France France 1 2        1    4
Sweden Sweden      1     1  1 3
Switzerland Switzerland 2 32            7
United Kingdom United Kingdom           1)   1) 0
USA USA23  1 1          7
Total6737472716402231264

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Maldives Maldives Top

Receiving Country2010Total
Switzerland Switzerland11
Total11


Mali Mali Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
Belgium Belgium 1528171476522 78
Canada Canada 547        16
Denmark Denmark 41231      11
France France2336171117721351098579  764
Italy Italy 19161013171242   93
Spain Spain 66772939   1 12215
Sweden Sweden    1       1
Switzerland Switzerland 2213       8
USA USA   3        3
Total21441631311931041541199381321189


Marshall Islands Marshall Islands Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008Total
USA USA18162019226101
Total18162019226101


Mauritius Mauritius Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007 - 20082006 - 20072005200420022001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia      11   13
France France3128714    16  60
Italy Italy     3  1   4
Sweden Sweden    1       1
Switzerland Switzerland 2121       6
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1) 1) 0
Total31499163111160174

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Mexico Mexico Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005 - 200620052004200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia        1    2       3
Canada Canada217312   9             43
Denmark Denmark               2     2
France France1  810     16          35
Germany Germany   62454 24          27
Iceland Iceland                1    1
Ireland Ireland 1310162284 9331 12     83
Italy Italy101516181181917 9567 3      144
Norway Norway               2     2
Spain Spain 771024143935 33175058        294
Sweden Sweden    1      1   3     5
Switzerland Switzerland 1331                8
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1)1)   1)1)        1
USA USA21212253721058970 98896161 7310613716815276831557
Total346254120137154160139115113412112727711513816815276832205

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Moldova Moldova Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007 - 200820072006200520042003200220012000199919961995Total
Australia Australia     1           1
Canada Canada         67      13
France France1        2       3
Israel Israel    3 5 1812      29
Italy Italy 16301848 32129116 3    185
New Zealand New Zealand    1            1
Spain Spain 1 14 5711       20
Sweden Sweden         1       1
Switzerland Switzerland 1 2             3
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)            1
USA USA31014531   54 1274679634044408
Total4284426881421965293774979634044665

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Mongolia Mongolia Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072005 - 200620042002 - 2003Total
Australia Australia       1 12
Finland Finland  1       1
France France  213     6
Italy Italy   1121   5
Netherlands Netherlands 1        1
Sweden Sweden    21    3
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1) 0
USA USA21 189    21
Total22331412110139

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Morocco Morocco Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001997Total
Belgium Belgium 212119226         89
Canada Canada85             13
Finland Finland   1           1
Germany Germany  795212121620     83
Iceland Iceland             112
Italy Italy           1   1
Netherlands Netherlands 1425          12
Spain Spain       20621207   74
Sweden Sweden    121 31112  12
Switzerland Switzerland 18303316          97
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1) 1)1)1)1)1)   1
USA USA245746322012         191
Total3210210896692313322542219211576

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Mozambique Mozambique Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006 - 20072006200520042003Total
Australia Australia       1    1
Canada Canada 2          2
Denmark Denmark      2     2
France France          1 1
Spain Spain      5 13  9
Sweden Sweden          112
Switzerland Switzerland  2         2
USA USA33 111      9
Total35211171132128


Myanmar Myanmar Top

Receiving Country2008 - 20092005Total
Australia Australia1 1
Sweden Sweden 11
Total112


Namibia Namibia Top

Receiving Country201320122011200920082005Total
Canada Canada  1   1
Denmark Denmark     11
Finland Finland  11  2
France France   1  1
Iceland Iceland     11
Netherlands Netherlands 11   2
Sweden Sweden    112
USA USA1 1   2
Total11421312


Nepal Nepal Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007200620052004200320022001 - 20022001200019961995Total
Australia Australia    1       1    2
Belgium Belgium 7   1  1        9
Canada Canada 1               1
Denmark Denmark 98  23  114 32  33
France France 2193 58 613832       213
Italy Italy 39598 80709032546450 34   580
Luxembourg Luxembourg1                1
Norway Norway      244563 35  32
Spain Spain 2441  1847617343683835     682
Sweden Sweden  8   1  1    1  11
Switzerland Switzerland4213             10
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)81)1)1)1)1)     9
USA USA365306 54 666273   6 168389
Total81491662013801603941802341099214681681972

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Netherlands Netherlands Top

Receiving Country2011200920082005Total
Canada Canada1   1
Italy Italy 1  1
Sweden Sweden  112
Total11114


New Zealand New Zealand Top

Receiving Country201120032002Total
Canada Canada1  1
Sweden Sweden 112
Total1113


Nicaragua Nicaragua Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002 - 200320022001Total
Australia Australia           1  1
Canada Canada 21           3
Denmark Denmark1 1          13
France France    1         1
Italy Italy     1        1
Netherlands Netherlands 72           9
Spain Spain 612  122114 3 32
Sweden Sweden         1   12
Switzerland Switzerland 1            1
USA USA372130112810        137
Total38374611291222124132190


Niger Niger Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092004Total
Belgium Belgium 32   5
Canada Canada232   7
France France33778735
Sweden Sweden    2 2
Switzerland Switzerland 1    1
USA USA22 1  5
Total71211810755


Nigeria Nigeria Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006 - 200720062005200420032002Total
Australia Australia       1     1
Belgium Belgium 34 25       14
Canada Canada10216     761)1) 41
Denmark Denmark561781562      59
Finland Finland1            1
France France9713239     2  63
Italy Italy 11554117 32 2 50
Netherlands Netherlands 17191319        68
Spain Spain   852       15
Sweden Sweden61413101210   1 1168
Switzerland Switzerland 2 11        4
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)6 1)1)1)1) 7
USA USA183197148189110148  62    1037
Total2142592352571771831517292311428

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Norway Norway Top

Receiving Country2013Total
Finland Finland22
Total22


Oman Oman Top

Receiving Country2012Total
USA USA11
Total11


 Other Top

Receiving Country20132012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia 8 6 10 3 2              29
Canada Canada  2 9 261 548 284327109113115204        1972
Finland Finland3 7 5 2 1 13            22
France France          699568517289          2073
Germany Germany    390 264 256 377408436431499         3061
Israel Israel               31621      40
Italy Italy117 80 34                   231
Netherlands Netherlands            1461902042232181791881471501431551532096
Norway Norway  23 33 29 16 49             150
Sweden Sweden          1             1
Switzerland Switzerland  5 6 5 5 2692502802934114643593273803664294374343405060
United Kingdom United Kingdom          1)404442383037       240
USA USA        4   432114811411283997540 492735   6772
Total120811764771056138302168915961964250624082207162710675681005131458058949321747

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Pakistan Pakistan Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000Total
Canada Canada32181627   191779   145
Finland Finland1  1  1       3
France France   11         2
Germany Germany   7 263310    31
Italy Italy  78      1   16
Netherlands Netherlands    1         1
Sweden Sweden    1  1 3122414
Switzerland Switzerland 2  1         3
United Kingdom United Kingdom     68761)71)  34
USA USA472925413348        223
Total8049488537561530262018224472

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Palestine Palestine Top

Receiving Country200920052004Total
Italy Italy  11
Sweden Sweden 1 1
USA USA2  2
Total2114


Panama Panama Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
France France         1  1
Italy Italy     1      1
Spain Spain 6 274841334482
Sweden Sweden 1   1      2
Switzerland Switzerland  1         1
USA USA4213 4      14
Total49257108413444101


Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Top

Receiving Country201220112008 - 20092007 - 20082006 - 20072005 - 20062004 - 20052003 - 20042002 - 20032001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia  5223321220
USA USA12        3
Total125223321223


Paraguay Paraguay Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102008200420032001200019991998199719961995Total
Canada Canada21            3
Germany Germany  6211        10
Ireland Ireland      2       2
USA USA  4    116733258351661
Total21102112116733258351676


Peru Peru Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007 - 20082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia      1             1
Belgium Belgium 23613 31132        25
Canada Canada2435                14
Denmark Denmark122635 33132556     47
France France33513     2         17
Germany Germany  54359 9794         100
Ireland Ireland    1               1
Italy Italy585280827268 90735324301935      736
Luxembourg Luxembourg  2                 2
Netherlands Netherlands        4215157532 641
Norway Norway32 42  64554453     47
Spain Spain 1320241727 214166505042       371
Sweden Sweden        2111142     12
Switzerland Switzerland 42328 5106244127781215102
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1)1)         0
USA USA212613352930      3328462321 1715337
Total8810818416913515011371451449598109836635311029361853

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Philippines Philippines Top

Receiving Country20132012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia 20 29 37 49 48 51 45 41 40 54 42 25       481
Belgium Belgium  2 1 1 1   3 2 3 3 1          17
Canada Canada149 64 67 88 86 118 90 53 70 62 58          905
Denmark Denmark1 2 2 2 3   6 2 7 5 5 9 57     56
Finland Finland16 20 6 13 16 12 20 21 19 12 12 7        174
France France23 16 7 14 3         16            79
Germany Germany    3 13 21 15 22 21 27 35            157
Iceland Iceland        1     1                2
Ireland Ireland    1         2 2 2 2 1  3     13
Italy Italy27 24 26 30 35 30 26 20 15 17 5 2        257
Netherlands Netherlands  9 13 13 17     18 20 20 17 26 26162510221011273
New Zealand New Zealand        2 5 9 2 7              25
Norway Norway12 11 17 10 6 14 13 11 11 22 28 16 3825     234
Spain Spain  77 63 53 55 29 29 28 10 1            345
Sweden Sweden7 7 5     10 8 10 7 5 7 10 64     86
Switzerland Switzerland  7 6 7 17                      37
United Kingdom United Kingdom          1) 1) 1) 1) 6 5 1)        12
USA USA178 125 230 214 281 291 265 245 271 196 214 221 2191731982001632292984211
Total4132036429447374584954448525514914543641469404025435442292252942282232101852393097364

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Poland Poland Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006 - 200720062005200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia       2    1 1       4
Belgium Belgium        11 1          3
Canada Canada264       61)          18
Denmark Denmark      2  411 2 85     23
Finland Finland     1   221 5 1      12
France France1817142624    3936           174
Germany Germany  434385153 6953100           402
Italy Italy202145181193261241200 228196195148 154 62      2406
Netherlands Netherlands 13102228   27322521 30 19523334352841450
Norway Norway         145 7 44     25
Spain Spain  3124  1 2           13
Sweden Sweden17141218151725 18272125 26 3436     305
Switzerland Switzerland   21                 3
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)  1) 1) 1)        0
USA USA49355250507784 677310297 101 8683   62301098
Total28823028034641939136424114284942991325121418033343590714936

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Portugal Portugal Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092007200620041998Total
Canada Canada 23      5
Finland Finland 1       1
France France75221  1 18
Germany Germany    2536 16
Iceland Iceland        11
Italy Italy 147      21
Switzerland Switzerland 3121    7
Total7251344537169


Romania Romania Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006200520042003 - 2004200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia          5  3       8
Canada Canada652                  13
Denmark Denmark              611     17
Finland Finland  1 1         1      3
France France         16           16
Germany Germany  1422252034354271           263
Iceland Iceland              256211 17
Ireland Ireland     1 1 2 813 4869     142
Israel Israel         5 1513 44      77
Italy Italy         118 7040 174      402
Netherlands Netherlands        11  2 43951272777166
Norway Norway               1     1
Spain Spain        348 8538        174
Sweden Sweden      11   12 1216     33
Switzerland Switzerland  224                8
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1)  1)1)        0
USA USA    52   57 200168 78211228954066125552755079
Total651924352335374631853792763107312639524356405632826419

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Russian Federation Russian Federation Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006 - 200720062005 - 2006200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia       3 1  1 2        7
Belgium Belgium 6108445 18 2219 16         112
Canada Canada6652671021219096 95 88106 92         975
Denmark Denmark                 2     2
Finland Finland19233735413924 50 3541 26 5349      472
France France185235286301288315402 397 357445           3211
Germany Germany  165168202247327 256 257255           1877
Iceland Iceland    1     1       1    3
Ireland Ireland174912480100117160 143 131189 139 1074565     1466
Israel Israel678695787680108 105 7395 82 4227      1014
Italy Italy730749781707704466492 701 622736 380 11292      7272
New Zealand New Zealand    21233 9 10            66
Norway Norway      1 5 110 22 81918     84
Spain Spain 479712801868899955 1290 12621618 1157 809       10850
Sweden Sweden213326202184 46 3453 66 715472     529
Switzerland Switzerland 23171515                  70
United Kingdom United Kingdom     5932 29 4140 33 18       252
USA USA2507489701082158618612310 3706 46395865 5209 4934427942694348449138162454189658713
Total1355248332903397402941974949368501757394721722226154456544264349449138162454189686975



Rwanda Rwanda Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200620052004Total
Belgium Belgium 1       1
Canada Canada227      11
France France  354   719
Italy Italy     1   1
Netherlands Netherlands  1      1
Sweden Sweden     112 4
Switzerland Switzerland 61194    30
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)   1
USA USA 2358401617   154
Total23280542420127222

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Saint Barthelemy Saint Barthelemy Top

Receiving Country2010Total
USA USA11
Total11


Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Top

Receiving Country201220112010Total
USA USA1427
Total1427


Saint Lucia Saint Lucia Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008Total
Canada Canada212   5
Switzerland Switzerland    1 1
USA USA12431112
Total33632118


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007200520042003Total
Canada Canada313    51)1)12
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1) 1) 0
USA USA186 9124    49
Total21739124050061

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Samoa Samoa Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072005 - 200620022000Total
Australia Australia     1 2 2  5
Sweden Sweden        1  12
United Kingdom United Kingdom          1) 0
USA USA931432 1     32
Total931432112120139

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe Top

Receiving Country201220102004Total
France France22 4
Italy Italy  11
Total2215


Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Top

Receiving Country20122007Total
Canada Canada1 1
Sweden Sweden 22
Total123


Senegal Senegal Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062004Total
Canada Canada 1       1
Denmark Denmark5 111    8
Finland Finland      1  1
France France9141597   660
Italy Italy1010 46634 43
Spain Spain 651574  28
Switzerland Switzerland  131    5
USA USA 11141   8
Total243223192414846154


Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001997Total
Canada Canada2 2            4
France France 1112    5     10
Germany Germany  91281925234331     170
Iceland Iceland              11
Italy Italy    2121 12    9
Sweden Sweden11455595741314636 97
Switzerland Switzerland  155          11
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1)1)1)      2
USA USA7571348         44
Total20102536263932314750166361348

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Seychelles Seychelles Top

Receiving Country2011Total
Canada Canada11
Total11


Sierra Leone Sierra Leone Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 20092008200620052003200220012000Total
Australia Australia     2       2
Canada Canada2 2          4
Denmark Denmark   1         1
Sweden Sweden    2  11644119
Switzerland Switzerland 2           2
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1)    0
USA USA3327146 10      72
Total3549158210116441100

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Singapore Singapore Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 20092007 - 20082006 - 20072005 - 20062004 - 20052003 - 20042001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia     12111219
Canada Canada12          3
France France  11        2
Switzerland Switzerland    1       1
USA USA1 111       4
Total22222121112119


Slovakia Slovakia Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008200720062005 - 2006200520042003200220012000Total
Australia Australia        1      1
Denmark Denmark             213
France France          4    4
Italy Italy 11122024292923 266329   266
Netherlands Netherlands 108119          38
Spain Spain      1        1
Sweden Sweden2781114772 14 1  64
Switzerland Switzerland   1           1
Total2282843473637251277129121378



Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Top

Receiving Country2008 - 20092006 - 20072005 - 20062004 - 2005Total
Australia Australia21115
Total21115


Somalia Somalia Top

Receiving Country2013201220112009200820072006200520042003200220012000Total
Canada Canada11           2
Netherlands Netherlands 2123          44
Sweden Sweden   405925211913144145214
USA USA  5          5
Total12228405925211913144145265


South Africa South Africa Top

Receiving Country201320122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 2005200420032002 - 200320022001 - 200220012000199919981996Total
Australia Australia     3 2 8 3 1  1 1     19
Belgium Belgium 1512611 7 5 3 5 86        78
Canada Canada213213      9   81)        56
Denmark Denmark4132495278 48 42 43 46 2613 8      478
Finland Finland3332463243 35 25 22 27 2423 17 5    364
France France49                      13
Iceland Iceland                     1  1
Ireland Ireland      1                 1
Netherlands Netherlands   2130     51 73 8534 9 2 112309
Norway Norway1312152228 21 16 68 14 52        216
Spain Spain   1    2 3 1 78        22
Sweden Sweden2522302941 40 44 38 46 4054 43 516   509
Switzerland Switzerland 31 1                   5
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)   1)   1)  1)      1
USA USA177335 7                 42
Total1541351581792373160213482373212120314017715862122114

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Spain Spain Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072005200420022001Total
Canada Canada 1        1
Finland Finland    1     1
Germany Germany 3213243  18
Sweden Sweden   1    214
Switzerland Switzerland21        3
Total252242432127


Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia    3 4 11 7 3 2 2 5 2       39
Belgium Belgium         1                  1
Canada Canada111                         3
Denmark Denmark  99 5 6 3 2 2 2            38
France France2197 8         9            36
Germany Germany  135 5 12 12 8 13 19            87
Italy Italy  1817 14 12 8 6 4 5 7 7 6      104
Netherlands Netherlands  1914 16     10 10 10 8 7 6674103469230
Norway Norway         2 3 3 3 4 3 32     23
Spain Spain  12 1   1                  5
Sweden Sweden  52 1 2 1 2 2 2   1 21     21
Switzerland Switzerland 255 4 1 2 2 4 3 1 2 2246212665
United Kingdom United Kingdom       1) 1) 1) 1) 1) 1) 1)        1
USA USA 134 5 2                    15
Total3583653594361130733338253220520219111110124675668

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Sudan Sudan Top

Receiving Country201320122011200820072005200420022001Total
Canada Canada224      8
Italy Italy   1     1
Sweden Sweden    121116
USA USA3 1      4
Total52511211119


Suriname Suriname Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082002 - 2003Total
Australia Australia      11
France France  1    1
Netherlands Netherlands 1228  13
USA USA1 2  2 5
Total115282120


Swaziland Swaziland Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820052004Total
Canada Canada  5    5
Sweden Sweden      11
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1) 0
USA USA118111  22
Total11131110128

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Sweden Sweden Top

Receiving Country2013201220112010200920082007Total
Finland Finland122123314
Total122123314


Switzerland Switzerland Top

Receiving Country201320092000Total
Finland Finland1  1
Sweden Sweden 213
Total1214


Syrian Arab Republic Syrian Arab Republic Top

Receiving Country201320112010200920042003Total
France France  11  2
Sweden Sweden   1124
Switzerland Switzerland 1 1  2
USA USA1     1
Total1113129


Taiwan Taiwan Top

Receiving Country20132012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia 37 22 26 26 26 26 28 26 13 11 7 5       253
Canada Canada9 19 16 16       12 30 15 26          143
Denmark Denmark2 4 3 6 3                      18
France France  5   3 2         2            12
Ireland Ireland1 3 1 1 2   1 1 1 1 1 1 3      17
Italy Italy  10   3 3     1                17
Netherlands Netherlands  16 20 28 30     25 48 88 47 37 322450388710950729
Sweden Sweden32 42 45 54 43 27 6 5 4 3 2 5 42     274
Switzerland Switzerland        1                      1
United Kingdom United Kingdom                      1)        0
USA USA94 177 205 285 253 267 184 187 73       322831281419231900
Total1383727622290263962633726294261912823126156131091176743571548166101128733364

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Tajikistan Tajikistan Top

Receiving Country20112003Total
Sweden Sweden 11
USA USA2 2
Total213


Tanzania Tanzania Top

Receiving Country20132012201120102009200820072006 - 2007200620052004200320022001Total
Australia Australia       1      1
Canada Canada727           16
Denmark Denmark1             1
Italy Italy   11 1       3
Sweden Sweden    11  22123618
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)        1
USA USA912249        27
Total173936111122123667

1) The number of adopted children is small and for privacy reasons is neither shown and nor included in the total.


Thailand Thailand Top

Receiving Country20132012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia 16 16 13 16 19 22 19 28 28 26 41 29       273
Belgium Belgium  14 14 11 10 14 18 12 11 26 17          147
Canada Canada42 9 25 23   18 14 21 21 40 38          251
Denmark Denmark13 20 22 13 22 28 31 16 16 17 10 19 2224     273
Finland Finland16 17 23 32 28 41 40 37 42 36 64 45 36      457
France France51 37 30 30 45   71 69 84 87            504
Germany Germany    7 77 72 85 73 115 110 106            645
Iceland Iceland      1     2 1       2 11   1 9
Ireland Ireland5 2   2 6 11 9 6 2 8 16 15 59     96
Italy Italy      1 5 9 8 3 7 5 3 3 2      46
Netherlands Netherlands  9 8 6 11     33 19 21 15 17 29252628322023322
New Zealand New Zealand        8