STATISTICAL REPORT ON DOMESTIC AND INTER-COUNTRY ADOPTION as of August 30, 2020

 

1. Domestic Adoption

 

ISSUED CERTIFICATION DECLARING A CHILD LEGALLY AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION
(CY 2009-August 2020)

Case Category Year issued CDCLAA
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Total
Abandoned 23 402 278 272 320 250 180 208 203 133 155 186 2610
Surrendered* 36 370 391 418 461 442 343 423 377 321 290 172 4044
Foundling/
Neglected**
5 3 37 97 193 169 164 190 171 110 108 61 1308
Total 64 775 706 787 974 861 687 821 751 564 553 419 7962

 

 Note:

*Child/ren under the care of Government and Non-Government Residential Care Facilities or Agencies.

**Child/ren who were directly placed by their biological parent/s to the care of an individual or family other than their relatives without the intervention of the authorities during the time of entrustment.

***Child/ren placed under foster care whose foster parents later on, signified interest to adopt the child and applied for adoption

 

CHILDREN PLACED-OUT FOR DOMESTIC ADOPTION (CY 2010-August 2020)

Type of Placement Year Issued PAPA/CA*                
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Grand Total
Regular 47 57 62 81 67 106 95 98 106 99 38 856
Independent Placement 9 19 24 50 147 198 219 232 234 198 83 1413
Foster-Adopt 6 9 5 13 19 42 31 33 38 26 5 227
Grand Total 62 85 91 144 233 346 345 363 378 323 126 2496

 

 Note:

The conduct of matching conference was decentralized to the Field Offices effective May 2015;

The ARRD, in the Central Office, was returned to PMB from the (then) Special Operations Office in November 2015.

 

NUMBER OF LOCAL ADOPTIVE PARENTS DEVELOPED (CY 2010-August 2020) 

TYPE OF APPLICATION 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Grand Total
Regular 66 66 52 69 50 64 101 92 113 147 55 875
Independent Placement 21 26 24 65 157 165 223 220 248 212 99 1460
Foster-Adopt 3 22 16 25 51 39 54 53 46 32 13 354
TOTAL 90 114 92 159 258 268 378 365 407 391 167 2689

 

2. Inter-Country Adoption*

 

CHILDREN CLEARED FOR INTER-COUNTRY ADOPTION (CY 2009-August 2020)

 Type of Placement 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 TOTAL
Regular 428 408 384 368 447 415 270 370 276 206 167 75 3814
Relative 1 1 67 35 45 56 42 12 259
IP/Foster Adopt 3 13 23 30 30 24 22 15 30 16 19 13 238
TOTAL 431 421 407 398 478 440 359 420 351 278 228 100 4311

 

CHILDREN MATCHED FOR INTER-COUNTRY ADOPTION (CY 2009-2018) **

  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 TOTAL
Regular 284 259 260 250 327 300 187 222 67 78     2234
Relative 86 75 66 44 65 66 33 43 10 10     498
SNC/SHF 106 109 93 85 96 100 113 89 61 1     853
IP 16 19 14 21 31 22 19 17 5 0     164
TOTAL 492 462 433 400 519 488 352 371 143 89     3749

 

*Source: Intercountry Adoption Board (ICAB)
**Data was based on the total number of children matched for inter-country adoption, regardless of the year they were cleared for inter-country adoption.