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 CategoryYear issued CDCLAA
200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020Total
Abandoned234022782723202501802082031331551862610
Surrendered*363703914184614423434233773212901724044
Foundling/
Neglected**
533797193169164190171110108611308
Total647757067879748616878217515645534197962

 

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 PlacementYear Issued PAPA/CA*
20102011201220132014201520162017201820192020Grand Total
Regular475762816710695981069938856
Independent Placement (IP)9192450147198219232234198831413
Foster-Adopt695131942313338265227
Grand Total6285911442333463453633783231262496

 

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 APPLICATION20102011201220132014201520162017201820192020Grand Total
Regular6666526950641019211314755875
Independent Placement (IP)21262465157165223220248212991460
Foster-Adopt322162551395453463213354
TOTAL90114921592582683783654073911672689

2. Foster Care

 

 

3. Inter-country Adoption

 

  • CHILDREN CLEARED FOR INTER-COUNTRY ADOPTION (CY 2009-August 2020)
 Type of Placement200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020TOTAL
Regular428408384368447415270370276206167753814
Relative    11673545564212259
IP/Foster Adopt31323303024221530161913238
TOTAL4314214073984784403594203512782281004311
  • CHILDREN MATCHED FOR INTER-COUNTRY ADOPTION (CY 2009-2018) **
 200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020TOTAL
Regular2842592602503273001872226778  2234
Relative86756644656633431010  498
Special Home Finding (SHF)10610993859610011389611  853
IP161914213122191750  164
TOTAL49246243340051948835237114389  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.