GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Orphans Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"There are an estimated 153 million orphans worldwide."

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"In 2015, there were nearly 428,000 children in the foster care system in the United States."

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"Estimates suggest that 95% of all orphans are over the age of 5."

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"It is estimated that 5,760 children become orphans every day due to AIDS."

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"As of 2015, there were nearly 18,000 children in Asia waiting for adoption."

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"In sub-Saharan Africa, there are approximately 55 million orphaned children."

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"By the end of 2018, over 120,000 orphans were living in institutions in Russia."

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"In India, estimates suggest there may be up to 20 million orphans."

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"China has an estimated 615,000 orphans, with approximately 120,000 living in orphanages."

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"In Africa, over 85% of orphaned children have lost their parents due to HIV/AIDS."

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"More than 60% of children in Russian orphanages are social orphans (i.e., they have living parents but are in institutions)."

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"In the U.S., 23,000 children will age out of the foster care system every year."

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"In 2019, U.S families adopted just over 1,400 children from abroad, with the greatest numbers from China, India, and South Korea."

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"It is estimated that 14% of all children in South Asia are orphans."

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"Every 2.2 seconds a child ages out with no family support and little chance for their future."

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"Nearly 20% of children who age out of the U.S. foster care system will become instantly homeless."

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"It is estimated that 55% of these orphans have lost their parents due to epidemics of chronic diseases."

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"Worldwide, there are 140 million infants and children who have lost one or both parents."

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"47% of those who age out of the system have a high school degree or GED compared to 84% of the general population in the same age group."

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