STATISTICAL REPORT as of June 2021

1. Domestic Adoption

  • ISSUED CERTIFICATION DECLARING A CHILD LEGALLY AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

(CY 2009-June 2021)

Type of Placement Year Issued CDCLAA Total
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Regular 41 524 410 405 569 468 435 523 414 270 280 246 130 4,715
Direct Entrustment 17 225 281 359 372 361 222 264 303 262 247 230 90 3,233
Foster-Adopt 6 30 13 23 33 33 30 34 34 32 26 8 5 307
Relative 3 3
Total 64*** 775** 704 787 974 862 687 821 751 564 553 484 225 8,258

***One (1) case issued with CDCLAA in 2009 was cancelled/amended.
**Four (4) cases Issued with CDCLAA in 2010 were cancelled/amended.

 

  • CHILDREN PLACED-OUT FOR DOMESTIC ADOPTION (CY 2009-June 2021)
Type of Placement Year Issued PAPA/ACA Total
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Regular 51 56 62 85 69 107 97 101 108 100 86 37       959
Direct Entrustment 9 16 24 51 149 198 221 235 234 198 205 54    1,594
Foster-Adopt 6 10 5 13 19 41 31 33 38 26 10 3       235
Total 0 66 82 91 149 237 346 349 369 380 324 301 94    2,788

Note:

Regular Placement – Child/ren under the care of Government and Non-Government Residential Care Facilities or Agencies.
Direct Entrustment – 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.
Foster-Adopt – Child/ren placed under foster care whose foster parents later on, signified interest to adopt the child and applied for adoption.

 

  • NUMBER OF LOCAL ADOPTIVE PARENTS DEVELOPED (CY 2010-June 2021)
Type of Application 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Grand Total
Regular 66 66 52 69 50 64 100 92 113 147 106 49          974
Independent/
Direct Placement
21 26 24 65 157 165 223 220 248 212 202 58       1,621
Foster-Adopt 3 22 16 25 51 39 54 53 46 34 20 15          378
TOTAL 90 114 92 159 258 268 377 365 407 393 328 122     2,973

 

2. Foster Care

  • Children under Foster Care (as of June 2021)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
559 774 1,291 1,707 1,307 1,729 1,469 1,365 1,268 1,264

 

  • Number of Licensed Foster Parents (as of June 2021)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
551 766 1,133 1,116 1,097 1,498 1,320 1,314 1,282 1,275

 

3. Inter-Country Adoption

  • CHILDREN CLEARED FOR INTER-COUNTRY ADOPTION (CY 2009-June2021)
Type of Placement Issued with ICA Clearance per Year Total
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Regular Adoption 428 408 383 368 447 415 270 370 276 206 166 167 31         3,935
Direct Entrustment/ Foster-Adopt 3 13 23 30 30 24 22 15 30 16 19 19 3            247
Relative Adoption 1 1 67 35 46 55 42 25 19            291
Total 431 421 406 398 478 440 359 420 352 277 227 211 53      4,473

 

  • CHILDREN MATCHED FOR INTER-COUNTRY ADOPTION (CY 2009-2019)
Type of Placement 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 TOTAL
Regular 284 259 260 250 327 300 187 222 67 79 49   2,284
Relative 86 75 66 44 65 66 33 43 10 10 5       503
SNC/SHF 106 109 93 85 96 100 113 89 61 5 4       861
IP 16 19 14 21 31 22 19 17 5 2       166
TOTAL 492 462 433 400 519 488 352 371 143 89 60

*Source: Intercountry Adoption Board (ICAB)
*2018-2020 based on Central Office Data