adoption by the numbers
in the U.S. want to adopt at any given time
children adopted domestically in the U.S.
1According to Planned Parenthood’s 2015 report, the organization performed 323,999 abortions and made only 2,024 referrals for adoption during the period October 2013 and September 2014.
260% of Americans have personal ties with adoption, meaning that they themselves, a family member or a close friend was adopted, had adopted a child, or had placed a child for adoption.