Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Ukrainian Adoption Statistics From 2011

Statistics are out on the numbers of adoptions in Ukraine. More
and more Ukrainian families are adopting. Still, the total of
3078 is far below what is needed. Most orphanages have hundreds
of children each in need of loving homes.

It will be interesting to see how these statistics change since
the new law enacted at the end of 2011, permitting foreign
families to adopt healthy children 5 years old and up.

Total Adoptions: 3,078

National Adoptions: 2,109

Breakdown of national adoptions by age of child:Under 1 year: 844

1-2 years: 645

3-5 years: 419

6-10 years 167

11-17 years: 34

International Adoptions: 969

Breakdown of international adoptions by age of child:

Under 1 year: 13

1-2 years: 103

3-5 years: 172

6-10 years: 412

11-17 years: 269

According to Ruslan Maliuta, the President of the Alliance for
Ukraine Without Orphans, the adoption statistics for Ukraine in
2011 were:

If you or someone you love want to welcome a child into their
lives and families, as my husband and I did, we can help.


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