Adoption stats

We frequently get asked for various statistics about adoption in British Columbia and Canada. Here we've complied the most up to date stats.

Adoption rates in British Columbia

 2015-20162014-20152013-20142012-13
MCFD
369265231205
International1177497117
Local infant29372731
Direct Placement10**13
TOTAL525376355366

*Numbers not available at this time.

Children and Youth in goverment care in BC

 2014-20152013-142012-132011-12
Children & youth registered for adoption94197410321243
Youth over 12 registered for adoption375375331453
Youth who aged out of care**600+689

 *Numbers not available at this time.

Sources

The Ministry of Children and Family Development
The Representative for Children and Youth BC