Appendix table 1. Adoptions by age of child and by birthplace 2005–2014

Birthplace Age of child Year
    2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Adoptions, total Age groups, total 515 381 370 365 400 485 465 466 459 445
0 - 4 343 249 228 198 234 291 285 271 269 259
5 - 9 68 45 45 54 70 90 59 75 67 59
10 - 19 40 30 25 47 37 39 54 48 40 47
20 - 39 51 43 61 58 46 42 54 59 56 61
40 - 13 14 11 8 13 23 13 13 27 19
Finland Age groups, total 177 154 163 170 176 293 253 258 292 284
0 - 4 55 58 53 40 59 145 118 124 152 147
5 - 9 31 20 23 33 31 58 28 39 34 29
10 - 19 29 21 19 37 32 32 44 31 28 36
20 - 39 49 42 57 54 41 36 50 51 52 53
40 - 13 13 11 6 13 22 13 13 26 19
Born abroad Age groups, total 338 227 207 195 224 192 212 208 167 161
0 - 4 288 191 175 158 175 146 167 147 117 112
5 - 9 37 25 22 21 39 32 31 36 33 30
10 - 19 11 9 6 10 5 7 10 17 12 11
20 - 39 2 1 4 4 5 6 4 8 4 8
40 - - 1 - 2 - 1 - - 1 -

Source: Population and Justice Statistics. Statistics Finland

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Updated 17.6.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Adoptions [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-738X. 2014, Appendix table 1. Adoptions by age of child and by birthplace 2005–2014 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 16.11.2019].
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