Adoption Age Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"The average age of children adopted from foster care in the U.S. is 7.7 years."

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"Approximately 25% of children waiting for adoption in the UK are aged 10 or over."

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"In 2019, 56% of adopted children in the U.S. were under 3 years old."

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"The average age of adoptive mothers in U.S. is 43."

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"In 2019, around 18% of adopted children in Australia were aged between 10 and 14 years."

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"76% of adoptive parents in Canada are between the ages of 40 and 59."

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"On average, it takes approximately 3 years from the time a child aged 15 or over enters foster care to adoption in the U.S."

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"In 2020, most (52%) of children adopted from overseas by U.S. parents were under 5 years old."

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Statistic 9

"In Norway, the average age of women who adopt is 42.6, while the average age for men is 44.8."

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