Dataset

Number of children adopted from out-of-family care (foster families, guardianship and social care institutions)

Table ID
SDG100
Most recent data period
2018
Most recent data release
Next data release
Adoption
The purpose for adoption is to create conditions for upbringing in a family to children left without parental care, and to provide them with a stable and harmonious life environment. A child can be adopted, if there is a reason to assume that after adoption close parental relations will develop between the parents and the child.
Out-of-family care

Care, which is ensured with a guardian, foster family, child care institution for orphans and children who have been left without parental care.