U.S. adoptions in 2011, by country

Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to sign a bill barring Americans from adopting Russian children. Of the 9,320 adoptions reported in 2011, Russia ranks third in country of origin for American adoptions. China tops the list with 2,589 adoptions, followed by Ethiopia with 1,727 adoptions. Read related article.

  • Less than 10
  • 10 to 100
  • 100 to 500
  • More than 500 adoptions

NOTE: Total adoptions include both finalized and to-be-finalized adoptions.

SOURCE: 2011 Intercountry Adoption report from Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State. GRAPHIC: Emily Chow - The Washington Post. Published Dec. 27, 2012.