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Annual Adoption Statistics Focus country: Ethiopia

RECEIVING STATES 2004 – 2015 STATES OF ORIGIN 2004 - 2015 Source: HCCH Adoption Section - Annual adoption statistics Selman, P. (2017) Global Statistics for Intercountry Adoption: Receiving States and States of origin 2004-2015

These tables are based on data provided by receiving States. The statistics used for the USA are Fiscal Year data from the US Department of State. For 2010- 2015 these are taken from their Annual Reports on Intercountry Adoption and for 2010 include 1,090 ‘humanitarian’ visas issued after the Haiti earthquake from 2004-9 they are from the Department’s website. Table 1 has data for 24 receiving States - with the addition of Slovenia from 2005. The data for 20102015 have been revised in the light of new statistics provided for the 2015 Special Commission by several States, including Canada, Germany and Luxembourg. In Table 2 annual totals for States of origin 2004-15 are based on 25-27 receiving States and include statistics submitted to the Hague Permanent Bureau by Austria and Portugal (2005-9) and Monaco

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(2007-15). Totals for some States of origin may be too low where receiving States do not give numbers below 5 (e.g. UK 2004-15 and Italy 2013). Table 1: Top 3 Receiving states 2004-2015, ranked by total number of adoptions over the period USA

165.504

France

36.792

Spain

35.193

Table 2: Top 3 states of Origin 2004-2015: ranked by number of adoption to 23/27 Receiving states China

81.650

Russia

50.200

Ethiopia

31.401

Comments, corrections and suggestions by e-mail are welcome, please contact: Peter Selman, Newcastle University, UK pfselman@yahoo.co.uk

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