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11/16/12 at 11:42 PM 0 Comments

Adoption in America (INFOGRAPHIC)

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November is Adoption Awareness Month and November 17th is National Adoption Day.

The following infographic by the University of Southern California Social Work Department provides a list of interesting statistics regarding adoption in America:

  • There are 145 million orphans worldwide of which 130 million of them live in Asia and Africa.
  • Married couples are responsible for 69% of adoptions in America and 26% of adoptions are by single female.
  • In 15% of adoptions the child is related to the adopter.
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