More Colombians Adopting In Colombia
Another way of seeing the growth of Colombians adopting form Colombia is to see the statistics from this year. Not only are there 124 Colombian families waiting to adopt, but so far this year Colombians have adopted more children than foreign families.
Here are the numbers:
Since January 1, 2011:
551 children have been adopted by Colombian families
960 children have been adopted by Foreign families
This means that 57.4% of all the adoptions in Colombia so far this year have been to Colombian families.
Just for perspective:
In 2010, 53% of the adoptions were to Colombians.
In 2003, 35% of the adoptions were to Colombians.
In 1991, 28% of the adoptions were to Colombians.
In 20 years, the number of Colombians adopting form Colombia has more than doubled.