FY 2010 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoptions (December 2010)

http://adoption.state.gov/pdf/fy2010_annual_report.pdf

Some highlights:

  • With 863 adoptions, South Korea ranks #4 behind Russia (1,082), Ethiopia (2,513), and China (3,401).
  • California received the highest number of adoptees: 850. The economy must be doing better.
  • The US sent 43 children for adoption, mostly from Florida state (27), and mostly to Canada and the Netherlands.
  • The economy of transnational adoption: agencies charged a high of $62,000 for a Convention adoption.
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