Top Countries of Origin for U.S. International Adoptions, 2007

  Fiscal Year 2007
Rank Country
of origin
Number1
1. China 5,453
2. Guatemala 4,728
3. Russia 2,310
4. Ethiopia 1,255
5. South Korea 939
6. Vietnam 828
7. Ukraine 606
8. Kazakhstan 540
9. India 416
10. Liberia 314
11. Colombia 310
12. Philippines 265
13. Haiti 190
14. Taiwan 184
15. Mexico 89
16. Poland 84
17. Thailand 67
18. Kyrgyzstan 61
19. Brazil 55
20. Uganda 54
1. Figures based on number of immigrant visas issued to orphans.
Source: U.S. State Department. Web: www.travel.state.gov/family/adoption/stats/stats_451.html .

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