How many adoptions are there in the U.S.?
In 2001, about 127,407 children were adopted in the United States. This is based on statistics from the US. Child Welfare Information Gateway published in 2004. Public agency and inter-country adoptions account for 54% of the adoption total. In particular, 39% of all adoptions are from public agencies while only 15% are from private agencies, kin or tribal relations