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Number of Adoptions Per Year

How many adoptions are there per year in the United States?

At least 51,375.

From 2000 to 2007 there are on average 51,375 American children that were adopted from public foster care homes. This is based on data from the Child Welfare Information Gateway of the Children’â„¢s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This number does not include data for private agency, kinship, and inter-country adoptions.

This fact is verified on : February 27, 2010.





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  1. i appreciate your efforts for making people’s future a brighter one am also an orphan in Uganda who would like also to be adopted such that my future can be brighter .i wil highly appreciate your response

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