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 Country2012201120092008 - 200920082007200620052004200220012000Total
Australia Australia   2        2
Germany Germany  5 117131310   59
Sweden Sweden  1 5115414426
Switzerland Switzerland 1          1
USA USA2 5 2       9
Total2111218814181414497


Albania Albania Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000Total
Canada Canada22    7      11
France France4213    2    12
Iceland Iceland     11      2
Italy Italy  5495388589 64
Sweden Sweden     1234   111
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)      0
USA USA136515        30
Total7712122471311145891130

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006200520022001 - 20022000Total
Australia Australia         1 1
Canada Canada3          3
Sweden Sweden      1 2 14
Switzerland Switzerland1113       6
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)1) 1)   1
USA USA22331      11
Total6346201021126

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 Country20122011201020092004Total
Canada Canada 2   2
France France    11
Switzerland Switzerland111  3
USA USA 1 1 2
Total141118


Armenia Armenia Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
Belgium Belgium        2  2
Canada Canada        1012 22
France France14181515    16  78
Germany Germany 27541859  41
Italy Italy20202324322412    155
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 USA1922182029      108
Total53626467662620537120412

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 Country201120062001Total
Canada Canada1  1
Sweden Sweden 213
Total1214


Austria Austria Top

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


Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Top

Receiving Country20122011200920082006200520042003 - 20042003Total
Australia Australia       2 2
France France 11      2
Israel Israel      2 1012
Italy Italy      1  1
Sweden Sweden    12  14
Switzerland Switzerland1        1
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1)0
USA USA3  5     8
Total411512321130

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 Country20122011201020092008200720062005 - 2006200520042003 - 2004200320012000Total
Australia Australia       1  1   2
Canada Canada21            3
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 USA191010127         58
Total21122616812121111295

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042003Total
Belgium Belgium33464326262927353931335
Switzerland Switzerland1         1
USA USA 1        1
Total34474326262927353931337


Belize Belize Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007Total
Canada Canada519    24
Switzerland Switzerland1     1
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)1)1
USA USA16566 24
Total725567050

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 Country201220112010200920082006200420022001Total
France France741514  5  45
Italy Italy 98532 1129
Netherlands Netherlands341      8
USA USA 1 2     3
Total101824213251185


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 Denmark 9116 13 13 22 302014 23 1722    200
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
Total5393688519821301125223925823911372609349335271801



Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Top

Receiving Country20112010200920082007 - 200820072006200520042003 - 2004200320012000Total
Australia Australia    1    1   2
France France2            2
Germany Germany4899 24172137    129
Ireland Ireland        1    1
Italy Italy 121 2       6
Sweden Sweden   2 2 22 31416
Switzerland Switzerland211          4
USA USA1131         6
Total91115131281723401314166


Brazil Brazil Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006 - 2007200620052004 - 2005200420032002 - 200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia      1  1  1        3
Canada Canada10      76 1)1)         23
Denmark Denmark               1     1
Finland Finland  1                  1
France France13231363 66 9598 92          463
Germany Germany 1711181511 2524 23          144
Ireland Ireland          1          1
Italy Italy270304318329371326 290221 217228 131133      3138
Netherlands Netherlands       1531 3437 4069505561677184614
Norway Norway4 814 15 68 1628 231614     152
Spain Spain51 241 1926 1822 7       105
Sweden Sweden   12  21 3  4411     28
Switzerland Switzerland74210157 1815 2232 36365155766868114636
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)     1)1) 1)       1
USA USA21927324655 6666 6930 263324103103911031461050
Total3303583804694544811543496149537712672911512132402262423446360

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 Country201220112010200920082007 - 20082007200620052004200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia     2      1       3
Canada Canada3115    11101011         61
Denmark Denmark  111   431122 1522     80
France France343389     48          132
Germany Germany 34382616 17212527          204
Iceland Iceland               1    1
Ireland Ireland           1 12     4
Italy Italy11011512812974 322837112265219 150      1399
Luxembourg Luxembourg 2                  2
Netherlands Netherlands151442                35
Norway Norway      22314         12
Spain Spain24382420 11112157202181        562
Sweden Sweden9191191 2 371721 2330     152
Switzerland Switzerland1311                6
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)1) 1)1)6        6
USA USA1257540155    110198260 2972142211511481631102132
Total3213092442161172647310337570871014862682221511481631104791

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006 - 200720062005200420032002 - 200320022001Total
Australia Australia      1    1  2
Belgium Belgium12            3
Denmark Denmark 119331    4  233
France France20203525 66 896285    402
Italy Italy523026202325 151353 2 214
Spain Spain528374 132  3 38
Switzerland Switzerland1 14          6
USA USA 2 22         6
Total796779573596110578927152704


Burundi Burundi Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007 - 200820072006200520042002Total
Australia Australia     1     1
Belgium Belgium1          1
Canada Canada13         4
France France3  1       4
Italy Italy12547       28
Spain Spain6          6
Sweden Sweden   27 4824330
USA USA 1 42      7
Total239414914824381


Cambodia Cambodia Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 20052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia    11 14 5 4 1          35
Canada Canada32       10 10 1423        62
Finland Finland  32 1 3               9
France France37219         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
Total65293791119014168515948818321627440740224835123332103126


Cameroon Cameroon Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
Canada Canada41         5
Finland Finland 1         1
France France30315679   3644  276
Germany Germany 10610744118  60
Italy Italy 6      1  7
Spain Spain        1135
Sweden Sweden    3 1    4
Switzerland Switzerland31 6       10
USA USA12231379      64
Total4973751021945475413432


Canada Canada Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072005 - 20062005200420032002Total
Australia Australia      2    2
Canada Canada 1         1
Finland Finland  1        1
Sweden Sweden          11
Switzerland Switzerland  32       5
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)1) 1)1)1) 1
USA USA59 31      18
Total51045202000129

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 Country201220112010200920082005200420032002Total
France France12168  1  28
Italy Italy    22 1 5
Sweden Sweden        11
Switzerland Switzerland  1      1
USA USA 1  1    2
Total122783211137


Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Top

Receiving Country2012Total
Canada Canada11
Total11


Central African Republic Central African Republic Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200620052004Total
France France4319127  485
Italy Italy     1 1
Sweden Sweden    2  2
Total431912721488


Chad Chad Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720042003Total
Canada Canada11      2
France France1115  3 11
Italy Italy   312  6
Sweden Sweden       11
Switzerland Switzerland22 1    5
Total4419123125


Chile Chile Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Canada Canada12                3
France France227410    15         58
Germany Germany   659815         34
Italy Italy807356453260535843444032      616
New Zealand New Zealand   11             2
Norway Norway 17   47471012139     83
Spain Spain5334 71115201418       100
Sweden Sweden   11  2  24      10
Switzerland Switzerland 3 1121 11379229142011105
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1)1)       0
USA USA 1         331922286390229
Total1081066368408280809169755921413142831011240

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 Country2012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia14 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 Canada 254 288 472 451 429 662 608 973 1001 1112          6250
Denmark Denmark   40 65 89 69 139 157 207 164 177 145 134129     1515
Finland Finland 64 43 23 37 19 45 49 140 133 62 64 64      743
France France 63 97 100 102 144 176 314 458 491            1945
Iceland Iceland 13 12 13 8 13 13 8 35 19 18 10        162
Ireland Ireland   6 9 10 19 31 33 52 60 56 51 1616     359
Italy Italy 171 142 116 23                      452
Netherlands Netherlands 192 197 306 283     476 806 615 411 407 388249161896515274687
New Zealand New Zealand         6 2 6 13              27
Norway Norway 51 66 88 106 84 156 176 299 308 298 310 216126     2284
Spain Spain 447 677 584 573 619 1059 1759 2753 2389 1043 1427        13330
Sweden Sweden 90 107 184 248 206 280 314 462 497 373 316 220165     3462
Switzerland Switzerland 3 5 3 7                      18
United Kingdom United Kingdom         32 127 187 190 165 108 111        920
USA USA 2697 2589 3401 3001 3909 5453 6943 7906 7044 6859 5053 469050534101420635973333213081965
Total14404724428651540532500272559588822212211136127144341331302711410606497894415728573842624295366233482157119711



Colombia Colombia Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia   5 8 4 7 9 3 8 8 14       66
Belgium Belgium71923 12 15 21 26 34 27 20          204
Canada Canada226062 41 53 34 31 18 38 37          396
Denmark Denmark 2435 32 32 26 37 37 38 59 81 88114     603
Finland Finland9711 11 16 13 18 20 22 37 37 43      244
France France159286369 241 305 375 321 293 314            2663
Germany Germany 459 74 92 89 44 44 39            445
Iceland Iceland 11 2   1   1 1 2    3     12
Ireland Ireland    1 1         1 1 3      7
Italy Italy310554592 444 434 380 289 245 330 273 205 162      4218
Luxembourg Luxembourg1                          1
Netherlands Netherlands81819 28     82 90 108 174 204 2093513541271661351422215
Norway Norway397071 42 48 84 91 72 120 111 133 117105     1103
Spain Spain74148197 160 189 174 260 240 256 285 271        2254
Sweden Sweden407771 54 41 39 47 54 71 90 122 138110     954
Switzerland Switzerland123647 25 23 29 34 36 73 66 60 54605058735567858
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1) 1) 1) 1)   1)        0
USA USA195216235 238 306 310 344 291 287 272 334 2662462312312312553504838
Total87615201792514058155541575716249147531724814278144814108098963541647044555921081

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 Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
Belgium Belgium3          3
Canada Canada20266        52
Finland Finland   11      2
France France84404142    1  208
Italy Italy1381237564241710    451
Netherlands Netherlands28242010       82
Spain Spain   15293112 1483
Sweden Sweden   7321    13
Switzerland Switzerland32 4       9
USA USA24013342219      445
Total516348184150424842121141348


Congo Congo, Republic of the Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720052004200320022001Total
Canada Canada 2    1181)  21
France France17181829  4416   142
Italy Italy   32 522 115
Spain Spain     8     8
Sweden Sweden   1  111138
USA USA1          1
Total18201833286127314195

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919961995Total
Canada Canada43              7
Italy Italy13 9191424151 22     99
Spain Spain1 21 316101511     50
Switzerland Switzerland1               1
USA USA6  11    349175201985
Total2531121152716710201791752019242


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 Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002 - 2003200220012000Total
Australia Australia          1   1
Canada Canada2             2
Denmark Denmark 7478910131816 192015146
France France   1    5     6
Iceland Iceland32 1          6
Italy Italy101011911559    2 72
Spain Spain8  12         11
Sweden Sweden1299632258  1 158
USA USA    1         1
Total352824252516172731161202216303



Djibouti Djibouti Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920052004Total
Canada Canada 1    1
France France213152244331202
USA USA1     1
Total223252244331204


Dominica Dominica Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820052004Total
Canada Canada1      1
France France53    614
Italy Italy     1 1
Spain Spain 265   13
USA USA101712  21
Total16613621650


Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200119991998199719961995Total
Canada Canada1                1
France France221     1        6
Italy Italy  5  11          7
Netherlands Netherlands   2             2
Spain Spain4   919920243329      147
Switzerland Switzerland1  1             2
USA USA5571118      1310140191315256
Total1371314272010202533291310140191315421


Ecuador Ecuador Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919961995Total
Belgium Belgium       1 4      5
Denmark Denmark        37786   31
Italy Italy 1020244231061614    91
Netherlands Netherlands      113 4877  31
New Zealand New Zealand    2           2
Norway Norway        2436    15
Spain Spain     2542610     29
Sweden Sweden45105    141052   46
Switzerland Switzerland2 1             3
USA USA156121326      50  5167240
Total2121432032689213150911575167493



Egypt Egypt Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200620052002Total
Canada Canada2       2
Sweden Sweden     1113
Switzerland Switzerland 2      2
USA USA11321   8
Total3332111115


El Salvador El Salvador Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Canada Canada 3     51)1)        8
France France        2         2
Italy Italy  27943231        31
Spain Spain861514231916223119       164
Sweden Sweden     1            1
Switzerland Switzerland  11              2
USA USA6810921      4981251730139
Total14171422442822232732194981251730347

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 Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001Total
Canada Canada31          4
Italy Italy  1 2  122 19
Sweden Sweden   721123 2321
USA USA442146       30
Total7532110113522464


Estonia Estonia Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998Total
Canada Canada 1             1
Denmark Denmark           1   1
Finland Finland143734234269   48
France France  1            1
Iceland Iceland             112
Norway Norway 243443           101
Sweden Sweden99109105681615721  116
USA USA4719716          53
Total144567662998115821172111323



Ethiopia Ethiopia Top

Receiving Country2012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia17 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 Canada 93 143 63 170 183 134 61 31 34 14          926
Denmark Denmark   80 117 125 92 39 38 30 41 40 20 2223     667
Finland Finland 4 13 10 17 12 15 15 5 7 6 11 4      119
France France 220 288 352 445 484 417 408 397 390            3401
Germany Germany   64 99 73 50 30 33 21 22            392
Iceland Iceland               1              1
Ireland Ireland   42 75 21 26 17 14 13 16 7 2  4     237
Italy Italy 233 296 274 346 338 256 227 211 191 47 112 79      2610
Netherlands Netherlands 16 19 23 39     54 77 52 32 47 47443956533136665
Norway Norway 12       22 33 27 36 47 46 40 5046     359
Spain Spain 302 441 508 722 629 481 304 227 220 107 12        3953
Sweden Sweden 15 24 29 37 42 39 32 37 26 21 18 1715     352
Switzerland Switzerland 61 81 76 49                      267
United Kingdom United Kingdom         9 7 1) 1) 1)            16
USA USA 1568 1727 2513 2277 1725 1255 732 441 289     158951039682446313168
Total172544183260404172334357473642352759381975561580311380723435326246377227142152135759927967

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 Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 20082006 - 20072005 - 20062004 - 20052003 - 20042002 - 20032001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia    6 889325142
Canada Canada12           3
USA USA1 21 1       5
Total222161889325150


France France Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082005200320022000Total
Belgium Belgium1    13  5
Canada Canada16       7
Finland Finland    1    1
Sweden Sweden    1  225
Switzerland Switzerland 651     12
USA USA1  1     2
Total312522132232


French Polynesia French Polynesia Top

Receiving Country2012Total
USA USA11
Total11


Gabon Gabon Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082004Total
Canada Canada 1    1
France France31239 229
USA USA    2 2
Total313392232


Gambia Gambia Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042001Total
France France1 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 USA11 8      10
Total2351436200338

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 Country201120102008200420032002200119961995Total
Canada Canada1  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 USA 27   167751153
Total12884124187751230

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 Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420022001Total
Canada Canada21         3
Finland Finland1          1
Sweden Sweden   20 22123333
Switzerland Switzerland1462       13
USA USA   11      2
Total45623122123352


Ghana Ghana Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 20082007200620052004200320012000Total
Australia Australia    1 1       2
Canada Canada3115      151211  57
Finland Finland 1     2      3
France France1122      2   8
Italy Italy     1        1
Netherlands Netherlands4114          10
Spain Spain       2  3   5
Sweden Sweden   4 2    1 3111
Switzerland Switzerland2  1          3
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1) 1)1)1)1)   1
USA USA171100117103 101        592
Total181114125114110514015181131693

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 Country20112009200820072006 - 200720062005200420032002 - 200320022001Total
Australia Australia    1    1  2
Canada Canada6           6
France France2           2
Germany Germany6112 432    19
Sweden Sweden       1  113
Switzerland Switzerland1           1
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1)   0
USA USA 2          2
Total153121433011135

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 Country201220112010200920082003Total
Canada Canada21    3
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)0
USA USA43314 15
Total64314018

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 Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 2006200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia    1 4 2 1  1 1        10
Canada Canada44                      8
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 Israel1 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 USA73251756 4123 4728 4135 37833264 2328 221916091511100291178842744932123
Total128956783141644482824221138553405123921232616561535100291178842844932910


Guinea Guinea Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006200420032001Total
Canada Canada1         1
France France361985   13  81
Sweden Sweden   1 11 216
Switzerland Switzerland  1       1
USA USA1 1 4     6
Total3819106411132195


Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720052003Total
France France 1 2    3
Italy Italy 61172 1128
Spain Spain     3  3
USA USA122 2   7
Total19139431141


Guyana Guyana Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082006200520042003Total
Canada Canada135   78141966
France France  11     2
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)1)1) 0
USA USA3645323827    178
Total4950333927781419246

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 Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Belgium Belgium731113 1467        43
Canada Canada317717214114888123115159150        1204
Denmark Denmark        211 7     11
France France4934992651731403571475507         4413
Italy Italy     2213967       39
Luxembourg Luxembourg3                 3
Netherlands Netherlands  10860              168
Spain Spain   132722152436171       155
Switzerland Switzerland1214169412108798691816171414203
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)            0
USA USA154331333303021903092313562501871921319612114468493276
Total2561611432120512157171031870108244020419814711413716182639515

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 Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019961995Total
Canada Canada47             11
France France 1 1           2
Italy Italy 531     1     10
Spain Spain121133521 1416    67
Sweden Sweden        1   1  2
USA USA10119411      5 2828106
Total152613714352111516512828198


Hong Kong Hong Kong Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 20032001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia   3 9 7 15 8 8 5 47       66
Canada Canada145          8 1) 1)         27
France France              1           1
New Zealand New Zealand    2                     2
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1) 1)               0
USA USA121214 11 18            27141441283830259
Total261714313918701508881504727141441283830355

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919961995Total
Canada Canada11              2
Denmark Denmark         23914   28
France France1454    7       21
Italy Italy7997788484826238271662    655
Netherlands Netherlands1413132            42
Norway Norway1510911 13991312171819   155
Spain Spain12262717515731079     138
Sweden Sweden   2  211   1   7
Switzerland Switzerland   1            1
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)1)          1
USA USA2445710    16211324225128225
Total146155137128100110805158535642582251281275

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 Country2012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia3 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 Canada 36 44 55 59 54 45 36 41 37 70          477
Denmark Denmark   7 10 24 16 37 30 65 100 65 93 115169     731
Finland Finland 9 9 7 6 4 5 4 15 8 6 1 6      80
France France 14 19 21 18         13            85
Germany Germany   13 9 28 35 32 25 34 23            199
Iceland Iceland   1 1 4     2 2 7 7 8 261212677 102
Ireland Ireland             3 3 4 2 1  3     16
Israel Israel               1              1
Italy Italy 64 148 123 132 142 142 136 135 104 121 103 145      1495
Luxembourg Luxembourg   2                          2
Netherlands Netherlands   1   9     34 41 51 44 41 72565440337058604
New Zealand New Zealand       1 2 1                  4
Norway Norway 10 17 12 12 15 16 21 16 26 33 29 4841     296
Spain Spain 7 35 15 29 32 103 79 43 117 100 109        669
Sweden Sweden 19 23 33 37 51 56 38 44 46 37 60 7571     590
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 USA 159 228 243 297 308 416 320 323 406 472 466 5435035004783493803716762
Total334485781955522684147041592832808188332510353210763697742109192362257246655749613515



Indonesia Indonesia Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 2005200420032002 - 200320022001 - 2002200120001999199819961995Total
Australia Australia    4 3 6 5 3  1 1      23
Canada Canada3                       3
France France1 12                    4
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 USA3133 6                  16
Total71484734635234111124422180

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 Country201220112010200920082007 - 20082007200620052004200320022000Total
Australia Australia     1       1
Canada Canada 35          8
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 USA4512109        40
Total410191412118573532103

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 Country201220112005 - 2006Total
Australia Australia  11
Canada Canada21 3
USA USA 1 1
Total2215


Israel Israel Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007200520042003 - 20042003200220012000Total
Australia Australia        2    2
Canada Canada 1           1
France France1 1          2
Germany Germany  212 32     10
Italy Italy     11   11 4
Netherlands Netherlands21 2         5
Spain Spain  1    1 1   3
Sweden Sweden    1 1  1  25
Switzerland Switzerland  1          1
USA USA 1           1
Total335331532211234


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 Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001Total
Belgium Belgium514         10
Canada Canada13          4
France France342975686754 2725   379
Italy Italy   42324212222
Spain Spain 821636411 1 51
Sweden Sweden      11  1 3
Switzerland Switzerland21 1        4
USA USA112462       25
Total534410485746373328142498


Jamaica Jamaica Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007200620052004 - 2005200420032001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia        1         1
Canada Canada111818 22201922 2343       196
Sweden Sweden      1  1        2
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)1)            1
USA USA43100595439  63   51334536303845636
Total541187754622020851244351334536303845836

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 Country201220112010200920082006 - 2007200620052004 - 2005200420032002 - 200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia     1  1  1        3
Canada Canada119                  20
Finland Finland  3                 3
France France1121     1          6
Sweden Sweden       1 2  111     6
Switzerland Switzerland  1                 1
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1)   1)         0
USA USA2127334136        39404246553663479
Total33373942361011301140414246553663518

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 Country20122011201020092008200620052004Total
Canada Canada 1      1
Italy Italy      112
Spain Spain 43131148    322
Sweden Sweden     1 12
USA USA25122   12
Total2491321502112339


Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998Total
Belgium Belgium 252           9
Canada Canada22248 483710        167
France France 234630    8      107
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 Switzerland1  1           2
United Kingdom United Kingdom    131)561)1)     24
USA USA 86181295380540587755826825819672399113 6478
Total315330936262172869883087684484369242211327496

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 Country201220112010200920082007 - 2008200720062005 - 2006200520042003 - 20042003200220012000Total
Australia Australia     2  1  1    4
Belgium Belgium   1            1
Canada Canada475             16
Denmark Denmark 211            4
Finland Finland1299             30
France France          5     5
Ireland Ireland              1 1
Italy Italy 6643  6 510 5   45
Netherlands Netherlands22282218            90
Sweden Sweden23241412  43 4  24 292
Switzerland Switzerland21 3            6
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1) 1)1) 1)1) 1)   1
USA USA66142124           71
Total6983716028249191517412366

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 Country2012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia14 26 19 30 35 40 48 69 99 108 108 92       688
Canada Canada 55 60 98 93 105 50 102 97 97 73          830
Denmark Denmark   16 21 24 25 19 40 46 53 56 46 6970     485
France France 4 6 6 10       38 42            106
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 Norway 29 28 47 49 45 44   79 87 81 106 125128     848
Sweden Sweden 49 60 74 94 79 66 91 104 121 111 109 117130     1205
Switzerland Switzerland 1   1 1                      3
USA USA 627 736 863 1077 1065 939 1376 1630 1716 1790 1779 177017942008182916541516166625835
Total14774269301911143013543513234011184816106919979921351082135108208892214021932045186116741536168230397



Kosovo Kosovo Top

Receiving Country201220112010Total
Canada Canada1  1
France France  22
Switzerland Switzerland33410
USA USA1 34
Total53917


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 Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 20082006 - 2007200420032002 - 2003Total
Australia Australia    1 11  14
Canada Canada 1         1
France France 27148    2  51
Sweden Sweden         1 1
USA USA1678 3     25
Total1342116131121182


Latvia Latvia Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000199919961995Total
Canada Canada 1              1
Denmark Denmark           1    1
Finland Finland2               2
France France37224744  7973105       407
Italy Italy2238325515373614        249
Norway Norway          231   6
Spain Spain        2       2
Sweden Sweden   1311 12368   26
Switzerland Switzerland 212            5
USA USA8256392838    15332725287759507
Total143119119130563811687108173837342877591206


Lebanon Lebanon Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820062005 - 20062005200420032000Total
Australia Australia      1    1
Canada Canada 2         2
France France3433    3  16
Italy Italy    11     2
Sweden Sweden     3 3  28
Switzerland Switzerland   1       1
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1) 0
USA USA4421011      31
Total7105141241330261

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 Country201220112010200920082006 - 2007Total
Australia Australia     11
Canada Canada12912   33
Netherlands Netherlands11591  26
Sweden Sweden8662  22
Switzerland Switzerland 1    1
USA USA5101321 31
Total363140511114



Liberia Liberia Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022000Total
Canada Canada      16101)1)  26
Finland Finland  1         1
Sweden Sweden   1 1 112219
Switzerland Switzerland   2        2
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)      0
USA USA34294835249314353     1062
Total342949382493153691112211100

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 Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 2007200620052004 - 20052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia    2 3 2  5          12
Canada Canada23                    5
Denmark Denmark 32      1    1 1     8
Finland Finland1                     1
France France9339        28         52
Italy Italy47916771 78 77 6938 342852      607
New Zealand New Zealand     5                5
Spain Spain2625 3 4              22
Sweden Sweden12111512 6 10 66 824 1     93
Switzerland Switzerland 12                   3
United Kingdom United Kingdom              1)       0
USA USA8201522 16         30296372787398524
Total811381061192108391276445703010323163727873981332

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 Country201220112010200920082007200620052004200320022001Total
Belgium Belgium11 2    413  21
Canada Canada3           3
Denmark Denmark   2        2
France France31323726 62117245292   842
Italy Italy 781 259864353
Spain Spain4221211024132419 102
Sweden Sweden3213        9
Switzerland Switzerland3333        12
United Kingdom United Kingdom          1) 0
USA USA11          2
Total46485138265132278317432331046

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 Country201220112010200920082006 - 20072006200520042002Total
Australia Australia     1    1
Canada Canada44        8
Iceland Iceland      1   1
Ireland Ireland        1 1
Italy Italy  1      12
Netherlands Netherlands34 1      8
Sweden Sweden   11  1  3
USA USA63432     18
Total13115531111142


Malaysia Malaysia Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 20072005 - 2006200520042003 - 20042002 - 200320022001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia    7 7 64  23 231
Canada Canada 3              3
Finland Finland1 21   1        5
France France1 2        1    4
Sweden Sweden     1     1  1 3
Switzerland Switzerland2 32            7
United Kingdom United Kingdom          1)   1) 0
USA USA3  1 1          5
Total737472716402231258

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 Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
Belgium Belgium1528171476522 78
Canada Canada547        16
Denmark Denmark 1231      7
France France336171117721351098579  762
Italy Italy19161013171242   93
Spain Spain66772939   1 12215
Sweden Sweden   1       1
Switzerland Switzerland2213       8
USA USA  3        3
Total1401631311931041541199381321183


Marshall Islands Marshall Islands Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008Total
USA USA16201922683
Total16201922683


Mauritius Mauritius Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007 - 20082006 - 20072005200420022001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia     11   13
France France128714    16  57
Italy Italy    3  1   4
Sweden Sweden   1       1
Switzerland Switzerland2121       6
United Kingdom United Kingdom       1) 1) 0
Total1499163111160171

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 Country20122011201020092008200720062005 - 200620052004200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia       1    2       3
Canada Canada17312   9             41
Denmark Denmark              2     2
France France  810     16          34
Germany Germany  62454 24          27
Iceland Iceland               1    1
Ireland Ireland 310162284 9331 12     82
Italy Italy1516181181917 9567 3      134
Norway Norway              2     2
Spain Spain771024143935 33175058        294
Sweden Sweden   1      1   3     5
Switzerland Switzerland1331                8
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)1)1)   1)1)        1
USA USA212253721058970 98896161 7310613716815276831536
Total6154120137154160139115113412112727711513816815276832170

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 Country2012201120102009200820072005 - 200620042002 - 2003Total
Australia Australia      1 12
Finland Finland 1       1
France France 213     6
Italy Italy  1121   5
Netherlands Netherlands1        1
Sweden Sweden   21    3
United Kingdom United Kingdom       1) 0
USA USA1 189    19
Total2331412110137

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 Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001997Total
Belgium Belgium212119226         89
Canada Canada5             5
Finland Finland  1           1
Germany Germany 795212121620     83
Iceland Iceland            112
Italy Italy          1   1
Netherlands Netherlands1425          12
Spain Spain      20621207   74
Sweden Sweden   121 31112  12
Switzerland Switzerland18303316          97
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1) 1)1)1)1)1)   1
USA USA5746322012         167
Total10210896692313322542219211544

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006 - 20072006200520042003Total
Australia Australia      1    1
Canada Canada2          2
Denmark Denmark     2     2
France France         1 1
Spain Spain     5 13  9
Sweden Sweden         112
Switzerland Switzerland 2         2
USA USA3 111      6
Total5211171132125


Myanmar Myanmar Top

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


Namibia Namibia Top

Receiving Country20122011200920082005Total
Canada Canada 1   1
Denmark Denmark    11
Finland Finland 11  2
France France  1  1
Iceland Iceland    11
Netherlands Netherlands11   2
Sweden Sweden   112
USA USA 1   1
Total1421311


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 Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002 - 200320022001Total
Australia Australia          1  1
Canada Canada21           3
Denmark Denmark 1          12
France France   1         1
Italy Italy    1        1
Netherlands Netherlands72           9
Spain Spain612  122114 3 32
Sweden Sweden        1   12
Switzerland Switzerland1            1
USA USA2130112810        100
Total374611291222124132152


Niger Niger Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092004Total
Belgium Belgium32   5
Canada Canada32   5
France France3778732
Sweden Sweden   2 2
Switzerland Switzerland1    1
USA USA2 1  3
Total1211810748


Nigeria Nigeria Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006 - 200720062005200420032002Total
Australia Australia      1     1
Belgium Belgium34 25       14
Canada Canada216     761)1) 31
Denmark Denmark 1781562      48
France France713239     2  54
Italy Italy11554117 32 2 50
Netherlands Netherlands17191319        68
Spain Spain  852       15
Sweden Sweden1413101210   1 1162
Switzerland Switzerland2 11        4
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)6 1)1)1)1) 7
USA USA197148189110148  62    854
Total2532352571771831517292311208

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


Oman Oman Top

Receiving Country2012Total
USA USA11
Total11


 Other Top

Receiving Country2012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia8 6 10 3 2              29
Canada Canada 2 9 261 548 284327109113115204        1972
Finland Finland 7 5 2 1 13            19
France France         699568517289          2073
Germany Germany   390 264 256 377408436431499         3061
Israel Israel              31621      40
Italy Italy 80 34                   114
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
Total811764771056138302168915961964250624082207162710675681005131458058949321627

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042003200220012000Total
Canada Canada181627   191779   113
Finland Finland  1  1       2
France France  11         2
Germany Germany  7 263310    31
Italy Italy 78      1   16
Netherlands Netherlands   1         1
Sweden Sweden   1  1 3122414
Switzerland Switzerland2  1         3
United Kingdom United Kingdom    68761)71)  34
USA USA2925413348        176
Total49488537561530262018224392

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 Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002Total
France France        1  1
Italy Italy    1      1
Spain Spain6 274841334482
Sweden Sweden1   1      2
Switzerland Switzerland 1         1
USA USA213 4      10
Total925710841344497


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 Country2012201120102008200420032001200019991998199719961995Total
Canada Canada1            1
Germany Germany 6211        10
Ireland Ireland     2       2
USA USA 4    116733258351661
Total1102112116733258351674


Peru Peru Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007 - 20082007200620052004200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia     1             1
Belgium Belgium23613 31132        25
Canada Canada435                12
Denmark Denmark 2635 33132556     44
France France3513     2         14
Germany Germany 54359 9794         100
Ireland Ireland   1               1
Italy Italy5280827268 90735324301935      678
Luxembourg Luxembourg 2                 2
Netherlands Netherlands       4215157532 641
Norway Norway2 42  64554453     44
Spain Spain1320241727 214166505042       371
Sweden Sweden       2111142     12
Switzerland Switzerland42328 5106244127781215102
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1)1)         0
USA USA2613352930      3328462321 1715316
Total10618416913515011371451449598109836635311029361763

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 Country2012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia20 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 Canada 64 67 88 86 118 90 53 70 62 58          756
Denmark Denmark   2 2 3   6 2 7 5 5 9 57     53
Finland Finland 20 6 13 16 12 20 21 19 12 12 7        158
France France 16 7 14 3         16            56
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 Italy 24 26 30 35 30 26 20 15 17 5 2        230
Netherlands Netherlands 9 13 13 17     18 20 20 17 26 26162510221011273
New Zealand New Zealand       2 5 9 2 7              25
Norway Norway 11 17 10 6 14 13 11 11 22 28 16 3825     222
Spain Spain 77 63 53 55 29 29 28 10 1            345
Sweden Sweden 7 5     10 8 10 7 5 7 10 64     79
Switzerland Switzerland 7 6 7 17                      37
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1) 1) 1) 1) 6 5 1)        12
USA USA 125 230 214 281 291 265 245 271 196 214 221 2191731982001632292984033
Total2036229447374584954448525514914543641469404025435442292252942282232101852393096949

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006 - 200720062005200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia      2    1 1       4
Belgium Belgium       11 1          3
Canada Canada64       61)          16
Denmark Denmark     2  411 2 85     23
Finland Finland    1   221 5 1      12
France France17142624    3936           156
Germany Germany 434385153 6953100           402
Italy Italy145181193261241200 228196195148 154 62      2204
Netherlands Netherlands13102228   27322521 30 19523334352841450
Norway Norway        145 7 44     25
Spain Spain 3124  1 2           13
Sweden Sweden141218151725 18272125 26 3436     288
Switzerland Switzerland  21                 3
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)  1) 1) 1)        0
USA USA355250507784 677310297 101 8683   62301049
Total23028034641939136424114284942991325121418033343590714648

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 Country20122011201020092007200620041998Total
Canada Canada23      5
Finland Finland1       1
France France5221  1 11
Germany Germany   2536 16
Iceland Iceland       11
Italy Italy147      21
Switzerland Switzerland3121    7
Total251344537162


Romania Romania Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200820072006200520042003 - 2004200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia         5  3       8
Canada Canada52                  7
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
Total51924352335374631853792763107312639524356405632826413

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006 - 200720062005 - 2006200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia      3 1  1 2        7
Belgium Belgium6108445 18 2219 16         112
Canada Canada52671021219096 95 88106 92         909
Denmark Denmark                2     2
Finland Finland233735413924 50 3541 26 5349      453
France France235286301288315402 397 357445           3026
Germany Germany 165168202247327 256 257255           1877
Iceland Iceland   1     1       1    3
Ireland Ireland 12480100117160 143 131189 139 1074565     1400
Israel Israel8695787680108 105 7395 82 4227      947
Italy Italy749781707704466492 701 622736 380 11292      6542
New Zealand New Zealand   21233 9 10            66
Norway Norway     1 5 110 22 81918     84
Spain Spain479712801868899955 1290 12621618 1157 809       10850
Sweden Sweden3326202184 46 3453 66 715472     508
Switzerland Switzerland23171515                  70
United Kingdom United Kingdom    5932 29 4140 33 18       252
USA USA7489701082158618612310 3706 46395865 5209 4934427942694348449138162454189658463
Total243432903397402941974949368501757394721722226154456544264349449138162454189685571



Rwanda Rwanda Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200620052004Total
Belgium Belgium1       1
Canada Canada27      9
France France 354   719
Italy Italy    1   1
Netherlands Netherlands 1      1
Sweden Sweden    112 4
Switzerland Switzerland61194    30
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)   1
USA USA2358401617   154
Total3280542420127220

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 Country20122011201020092008Total
Canada Canada12   3
Switzerland Switzerland   1 1
USA USA2431111
Total3632115


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007200520042003Total
Canada Canada13    51)1)9
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1) 1) 0
USA USA6 9124    31
Total739124050040

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 Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072005 - 200620022000Total
Australia Australia    1 2 2  5
Sweden Sweden       1  12
United Kingdom United Kingdom         1) 0
USA USA31432 1     23
Total31432112120130

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 Country20122011201020092008200720062004Total
Canada Canada1       1
Denmark Denmark 111    3
Finland Finland     1  1
France France141597   651
Italy Italy10 46634 33
Spain Spain651574  28
Switzerland Switzerland 131    5
USA USA11141   8
Total3223192414846130


Serbia and Montenegro Serbia and Montenegro Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001997Total
Canada Canada 2            2
France France1112    5     10
Germany Germany 91281925234331     170
Iceland Iceland             11
Italy Italy   2121 12    9
Sweden Sweden455595741314636 86
Switzerland Switzerland 155          11
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)1)1)1)      2
USA USA571348         37
Total102536263932314750166361328

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 Country20122011201020092008 - 20092008200620052003200220012000Total
Australia Australia    2       2
Canada Canada 2          2
Denmark Denmark  1         1
Sweden Sweden   2  11644119
Switzerland Switzerland2           2
United Kingdom United Kingdom       1)    0
USA USA27146 10      39
Total4915821011644165

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 Country20122011201020092008 - 20092007 - 20082006 - 20072005 - 20062004 - 20052003 - 20042001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia    12111219
Canada Canada2          2
France France 11        2
Switzerland Switzerland   1       1
USA USA 111       3
Total2222121112117


Slovakia Slovakia Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720062005 - 2006200520042003200220012000Total
Australia Australia       1      1
Denmark Denmark            213
France France         4    4
Italy Italy11122024292923 266329   266
Netherlands Netherlands108119          38
Spain Spain     1        1
Sweden Sweden781114772 14 1  62
Switzerland Switzerland  1           1
Total282843473637251277129121376



Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Top

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


Somalia Somalia Top

Receiving Country201220112009200820072006200520042003200220012000Total
Canada Canada1           1
Netherlands Netherlands2123          44
Sweden Sweden  405925211913144145214
USA USA 5          5
Total2228405925211913144145264


South Africa South Africa Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 2005200420032002 - 200320022001 - 200220012000199919981996Total
Australia Australia    3 2 8 3 1  1 1     19
Belgium Belgium1512611 7 5 3 5 86        78
Canada Canada3213      9   81)        35
Denmark Denmark 495278 48 42 43 46 2613 8      405
Finland Finland32463243 35 25 22 27 2423 17 5    331
France France9                      9
Iceland Iceland                    1  1
Ireland Ireland     1                 1
Netherlands Netherlands  2130     51 73 8534 9 2 112309
Norway Norway12152228 21 16 68 14 52        203
Spain Spain  1    2 3 1 78        22
Sweden Sweden22302941 40 44 38 46 4054 43 516   484
Switzerland Switzerland31 1                   5
United Kingdom United Kingdom     1)   1)   1)  1)      1
USA USA7335 7                 25
Total1031581792373160213482373212120314017715862121928

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 Country2012201120102009 - 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 Canada11                         2
Denmark Denmark 99 5 6 3 2 2 2            38
France France197 8         9            34
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 Switzerland255 4 1 2 2 4 3 1 2 2246212665
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1) 1) 1) 1) 1) 1) 1)        1
USA USA134 5 2                    15
Total583653594361130733338253220520219111110124675665

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 Country20122011200820072005200420022001Total
Canada Canada24      6
Italy Italy  1     1
Sweden Sweden   121116
USA USA 1      1
Total2511211114


Suriname Suriname Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082002 - 2003Total
Australia Australia     11
France France 1    1
Netherlands Netherlands1228  13
USA USA 2  2 4
Total15282119


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 Country201220112010200920082007Total
Finland Finland22123313
Total22123313


Switzerland Switzerland Top

Receiving Country20092000Total
Sweden Sweden213
Total213


Syrian Arab Republic Syrian Arab Republic Top

Receiving Country20112010200920042003Total
France France 11  2
Sweden Sweden  1124
Switzerland Switzerland1 1  2
Total113128


Taiwan Taiwan Top

Receiving Country2012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia37 22 26 26 26 26 28 26 13 11 7 5       253
Canada Canada 19 16 16       12 30 15 26          134
Denmark Denmark   3 6 3                      12
France France 5   3 2         2            12
Ireland Ireland   1 1 2   1 1 1 1 1 1 3      13
Italy Italy 10   3 3     1                17
Netherlands Netherlands 16 20 28 30     25 48 88 47 37 322450388710950729
Sweden Sweden 42 45 54 43 27 6 5 4 3 2 5 42     242
Switzerland Switzerland       1                      1
United Kingdom United Kingdom                     1)        0
USA USA 177 205 285 253 267 184 187 73       322831281419231806
Total3726922290263962633726294261912823126156131091176743571548166101128733219

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 Country2012201120102009200820072006 - 2007200620052004200320022001Total
Australia Australia      1      1
Canada Canada27           9
Italy Italy  11 1       3
Sweden Sweden   11  22123618
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1)        1
USA USA12249        18
Total3936111122123650

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 Country2012 - 201320122011 - 201220112010 - 201120102009 - 201020092008 - 200920082007 - 200820072006 - 200720062005 - 200620052004 - 200520042003 - 200420032002 - 200320022001 - 20022001200019991998199719961995Total
Australia Australia16 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 Canada 9 25 23   18 14 21 21 40 38          209
Denmark Denmark   22 13 22 28 31 16 16 17 10 19 2224     240
Finland Finland 17 23 32 28 41 40 37 42 36 64 45 36      441
France France 37 30 30 45   71 69 84 87            453
Germany Germany   7 77 72 85 73 115 110 106            645
Iceland Iceland     1     2 1       2 11   1 9
Ireland Ireland     2 6 11 9 6 2 8 16 15 59     89
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 2 11 5 2              28
Norway Norway 18   8 16   13 11 17 23 13 23 2226     190
Spain Spain 1           1 5 1 1          9
Sweden Sweden 14 11 17 23 26 35 30 35 27 35 29 3321     336
Switzerland Switzerland 29 31 36 40 45 53 60 63 82 64 41 47263633372324770
United Kingdom United Kingdom         25 22 16 13 11 8 21        116
USA USA 57 45 55 56 59 67 56   69 72 67 74887784 55531034
Total16205162161331216342193632246719492284472855926356412822927122013914569991005357



Timor-Leste Timor-Leste Top

Receiving Country20122008Total
USA USA112
Total112


Togo Togo Top

Receiving Country2012201120102009200720052004Total
Belgium Belgium42   1 7
France France148157 211883
Iceland Iceland1   1  2
Italy Italy 10623  21
Netherlands Netherlands  1    1
Spain Spain     1 1
Switzerland Switzerland3 2    5
USA USA  3    3
Total222027942318123


Tonga Tonga Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007 - 200820072006 - 20072004 - 20052003 - 20042001 - 2002Total
Australia Australia     1 13229
Canada Canada1          1
New Zealand New Zealand   23 1    6
USA USA54371      20
Total6439411132236


Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008Total
Canada Canada62   8
USA USA6622521
Total12822529


Tunisia Tunisia Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420022001Total
France France43373431   2428  197
Germany Germany 4  1113   10
Italy Italy  12121 1  8
Spain Spain1          1
Sweden Sweden   2     226
Switzerland Switzerland3  2       5
United Kingdom United Kingdom        1)  0
USA USA1  11      3
Total48413538332272922230

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


Turkey Turkey Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008 - 200920082007200620052004 - 200520042003200220012000Total
Australia Australia    1    1     2
Canada Canada 4             4
Finland Finland 1             1
France France311       2    7
Germany Germany 312835 40454239 59    319
Sweden Sweden   3  322 21 5119
Switzerland Switzerland3133           10
United Kingdom United Kingdom      1) 1)  1)1)  0
USA USA1  1 1         3
Total73832421414844411631051365

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


Turkmenistan Turkmenistan Top

Receiving Country2009Total
France France22
Total22


Tuvalu Tuvalu Top

Receiving Country2004 - 2005Total
Australia Australia11
Total11


Uganda Uganda Top

Receiving Country201220112010200920082007 - 20082007200620052004 - 2005200420032002Total
Australia Australia     2   2   4
Canada Canada2510          17
Denmark Denmark    1        1
Italy Italy            22
Netherlands Netherlands81252         27
Sweden Sweden6  12 121  3420
Switzerland Switzerland  2          2
United Kingdom United Kingdom    1) 1)   1)  1
USA USA238207626943 54      673
Total254224797247255212036747

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


Ukraine Ukraine Top

Receiving Country20122011201020092008200720062005200420032002200120001999199819961995Total
Belgium Belgium  235413313       34
Canada Canada393046 624523391623       323
Finland Finland1 111            4
France France21355959112998894126        693
Germany Germany 41415756 98109102        504
Ireland Ireland  22961127121412