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Adoption Timeline
Adoption Timeline

Source: University of Oregon Adoption History Project

Comments: 1851 to the present

International Adoptions
International Adoptions

Source: U.S. Department of State

Comments: Major Countries of Origin in 2007

Major Causes of Death
Major Causes of Death

Source: World Health Organization

Comments: Among children under 5 years of age and neonates in the world, 2000-2003

Orphan Immigrant Visas
Orphan Immigrant Visas

Source: U.S. Department of State

Comments: Top 20 Countries by Year

U.S. Census Adopted Children and Stepchildren Table 1
U.S. Census Adopted Children and Stepchildren Table 1

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Comments: Selected Characteristics by Type of Relationship and Sex of Child (U.S.) 2000

U.S. Census Adopted Children and Stepchildren Table 2
U.S. Census Adopted Children and Stepchildren Table 2

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Comments: Percent Distribution (U.S.) 2000

U.S. Census Adopted Children and Stepchildren Table 3
U.S. Census Adopted Children and Stepchildren Table 3

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Comments: Percent Foreign Born by Age (U.S.) 2000