GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Interracial Adoption Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately 40% of adopted children in the United States are of a different race, culture, or ethnicity than both of their parents."

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"There are nearly six times more whites than non-whites adopting interracially."

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"73% of African American children adopted domestically were adopted by Caucasian parents."

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"Black children are adopted by white families at twice the rate of white children adopted by blacks."

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"In international adoptions, American families were more likely to adopt Asian children compared to any other race, followed by Hispanic children."

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"The percentage of adopted kindergartners being raised by a mother of a different race or ethnicity increased by 50% between 1999 and 2011."

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"More than 50% of children seeking adoption in the UK are of ethnic minority descent."

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"According to a U.S. survey conducted in 2007, 84% of transracial adoptees feel that they have fit into their adoptive families."

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"In South Korea, close to 90% of children who are adopted internationally go to white families."

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"Black and Hispanic children tend to stay in foster care longer than their white counterparts, influencing the rates of interracial adoption."

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"In Canada, about 1 in 10 adoptive parents adopts a child of a different race."

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"The rate of transracial adoptions in the U.S. doubled from 8% in 1995 to 17% in 2014."

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"In a 2019 UK survey, only 2.1% of respondents were opposed to interracial adoption."

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"Since 1999, the U.S. has seen a 28% decrease in transnational adoptions."

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"In China, 99% of the children adopted internationally were adopted by caucasian families in 2016."

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"Domestic adoption of black children by white couples more than tripled in America between 1991 and 2001."

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"Parents who adopt internationally are three times more likely to adopt a child of a different race or ethnic background compared to those who adopt domestically."

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