International Adoption Statistics

3 girls Top Sources for Intercountry Adoption in the U.S. (1999)

Russia 4,348
China 4,101
South Korea 2,008
Guatemala 1,002
Romania 895
Other 4,042

Total number of intercountry adoptions:16,396

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States Receiving Children Adopted Internationally (1998)

New York 1,232
California 1,102
Pennsylvania 916
Illinios 785
New Jersey 662

Children Adopted Internationally (1998)

Female 9,511 (64%)
Male 5,355 (36%)

Under 1 year old 6,776 (46%)
1 to 4 years old 6,420 (43%)
5 to 9 years old 1,175 (8%)
Over 9 years old 487 (3%)

Source: National Adoption Information Clearinghouse

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