Top source countries for foreign adoptions in 2009

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Posted: Dec 17, 2009 5:46 PM

The top 10 source countries for U.S. foreign adoptions in fiscal year 2009, with the new number followed by the number for 2008:

1. China: 3,001, down from 3,909.

2. Ethiopia: 2,277, down from 1,725.

3. Russia: 1,586, down from 1,861.

4. South Korea: 1,077, up from 1,065.

5. Guatemala: 756, down from 4,123.

6. Ukraine: 610, up from 457.

7. Vietnam: 481, down from 751.

8. Haiti: 330, up from 302.

9. Kazakhstan: 295, down from 380.

10. India: 297, down from 307.

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Source: U.S. State Department