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Top Countries of Origin for U.S. International Adoptions, 2001–2006

  Fiscal Year 2006 Fiscal Year 2005 Fiscal Year 2004 FY 2002 FY 2002 FY 2001 FY 2001
Rank Country
of origin
Number1 Country
of origin
Number1 Country
of origin
Number1 Country
of origin
Number1 Country
of origin
Number1
1. China 6,493 China 7,906 China 7,044 China 5,053 China 4,681
2. Guatemala 4,135 Russia 4,639 Russia 5,865 Russia 4,939 Russia 4,279
3. Russia 3,706 Guatemala 3,783 Guatemala 3,264 Guatemala 2,219 South Korea 1,870
4. South Korea 1,376 South Korea 1,630 South Korea 1,716 South Korea 1,779 Guatemala 1,609
5. Ethiopia 732 Ukraine 821 Kazakhstan 826 Ukraine 1,106 Ukraine 1,246
6. Kazakhstan 587 Kazakhstan 755 Ukraine 723 Kazakhstan 819 Romania 782
7. Ukraine 460 Ethiopia 441 India 406 Vietnam 766 Vietnam 737
8. Liberia 353 India 323 Haiti 356 India 466 Kazakhstan 672
9. Colombia 344 Colombia 291 Ethiopia 289 Colombia 334 India 543
10. India 320 Philippines 271 Columbia 287 Bulgaria 260 Colombia 407
11. Haiti 309 Haiti 231 Belarus 202 Cambodia 254 Bulgaria 297
12. Philippines 245 Liberia 182 Philippines 196 Philippines 221 Cambodia 266
13. Taiwan 187 Taiwan 141 Bulgaria 110 Haiti 187 Philippines 219
14. Vietnam 163 Mexico 98 Poland 102 Belarus 169 Haiti 192
15. Mexico 70 Poland 73 Mexico 89 Romania 168 Ethiopia 158
  Poland 67 Thailand 73 Liberia 86 Ethiopia 105 Belarus 129
17. Brazil 66 Brazil 66 Nepal 73 Poland 101 Poland 86
18. Nepal 66 Nigeria 65 Nigeria 71 Thailand 67 Thailand 74
19. Nigeria 62 Jamaica 63 Thailand
Brazil
69
69
Peru 65 Mexico 73
20. Thailand 56 Nepal 62 Romania 57 Mexico 61 Jamaica and
Liberia
51
Total2 20,679 Total2 22,728 Total2 22,884 Total2 20,099 Total2 19,237
1. Figures based on number of immigrant visas issued to orphans.
2. Includes countries not listed here.
Source: U.S. State Department. Web: www.travel.state.gov/family/adoption/stats/stats_451.html .

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