international adoption statistics

Each year, the U.S. State Department releases a list of the top countries issuing visas to immigrant children coming to the U.S. Below is a list of the top 20 countries in 2015 and the number of total adoptions.

Country Total
China 2,354
Ethiopia 335
Republic of South Korea 318
Ukraine 303
Uganda 202
Democratic Republic of the Congo 187
Bulgaria 185
Latvia 170
Nigeria 154
Philippines 150
Haiti 143
India 138
Poland 60
Taiwan 59
Thailand 47
Jamaica 42
South Africa 33
Guyana 31
Pakistan 30
Nicaragua 27

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