Year Approved adoptions total Of which: Dissolved adoptions Registered adoptable children total, 31 December Of which: Registered persons fit for adopting a child, 31 Decembera
adoption of an infant under 12 months of age previously taken into foster careb by parental consent disabled and chronically ill under 3 years of age over 10 years of age
2000 949 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2001 870 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2002 847 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2003 769 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
2004 750 .. 319 331 17 2,161 614 166 1,349 1,184
2005 773 .. 363 294 19 2,036 691 156 1,192 1,469
2006 738 .. 372 290 19 2,191 782 139 1,423 1,656
2007 723 .. 378 261 9 2,003 649 113 1,307 1,708
2008 739 .. 362 281 16 1,963 587 86 1,414 1,502
2009 753 .. 373 300 25 2,088 634 150 1,516 1,500
2010 735 .. 369 291 12 2,065 702 135 1,267 1,497
2011 808 .. 394 311 13 2,098 767 140 1,454 1,627
2012c 793 .. 372 307 20 2,213 773 144 1,523 1,627
2013 726 276 322 322 6 2,291 714 172 1,570 1,924
2014 784 229 467 317 9 2,137 700 184 1,371 1,934
2015 829 269 476 353 16 1,893 649 190 1,215 2,207
2016 896 179 580 316 11 1,937 627 232 1,089 2,400
2017 1,025 236 654 371 10 1,972 613 283 1,078 2,753
2018 1,000 228 659 341 12 1,890 570 275 999 2,855
2019 1,052 232 682 370 14 1,899 538 345 943 3,186
2020 917 183 618 299 11 1,778 489 320 852 3,113
2021 995 213 645 350 11 1,693 468 356 729 3,046

Footnotes

a
Including married couples (as 1 person) and singles.
b
Including children under temporary placement.
c
Due to a reorganisation process in public administration as a result of the formation of districts, the data deriving from the data collection on guardianship authorities for the year 2012 refer to 1 December. Time series data are of limited comparability.
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