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Background of parties in adoption cases in district courts

Jan.- Oct.2017

Unit:case;individual
Year(Month)
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subjects
Gender of adopter (adoptee) Cases closed Nationality of adopter Nationality of adoptee Age of adoptee Number of single adopter adoption cases
Total R.O.C. citizen Indigenous people Hong Kong and Macau areas Mainland nationality Foreign nationality Unknown Total R.O.C. citizen Indigenous people Hong Kong and Macau areas Mainland nationality Foreign nationality Unknown Total Less than 7 years Not less than 7 to under 18 Not less than 18 to under 20 Not less than 20 Unknown
2016 Total 3,058 3,552 3,066 47 - 6 232 248 3,316 2,994 57 2 50 113 157 3,316 718 932 132 1,529 5 2,206
Male - 2,145 1,889 32 - 2 117 137 1,573 1,428 19 - 21 45 79 1,573 368 421 61 720 3 1,298
Female - 1,404 1,177 15 - 4 115 108 1,743 1,566 38 2 29 68 78 1,743 350 511 71 809 2 907
Other - 3 - - - - - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
Jan.- Oct.2017 Total 2,447 2,835 2,499 28 - 11 184 141 2,658 2,388 40 1 32 113 124 2,658 575 722 98 1,257 6 1,799
Male - 1,747 1,566 20 - 6 95 80 1,342 1,216 20 1 12 55 58 1,342 279 357 51 651 4 1,129
Female - 1,088 933 8 - 5 89 61 1,316 1,172 20 - 20 58 66 1,316 296 365 47 606 2 670
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of adpotion Total 1,962 2,412 2,149 24 - 11 176 76 2,154 1,899 33 1 29 112 113 2,154 567 664 73 846 4 1,512
Male - 1,473 1,339 17 - 6 90 38 1,085 970 14 1 10 54 50 1,085 275 327 37 444 2 976
Female - 939 810 7 - 5 86 38 1,069 929 19 - 19 58 63 1,069 292 337 36 402 2 536
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of terminating adoption of minor child Total 50 59 54 1 - - 2 3 57 55 - - 1 1 - 57 6 34 15 2 - 41
Male - 39 37 1 - - 1 1 27 26 - - - 1 - 27 2 17 7 1 - 28
Female - 20 17 - - - 1 2 30 29 - - 1 - - 30 4 17 8 1 - 13
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of terminating adoption Total 277 189 140 3 - - - 49 281 277 6 - - - 4 281 - - 3 276 2 119
Male - 128 94 2 - - - 34 140 137 5 - - - 3 140 - - 2 136 2 60
Female - 61 46 1 - - - 15 141 140 1 - - - 1 141 - - 1 140 - 59
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Declaration of the termination of an adoption Total 157 174 155 - - - 6 13 165 156 1 - 2 - 7 165 2 23 7 133 - 126
Male - 106 95 - - - 4 7 90 83 1 - 2 - 5 90 2 13 5 70 - 65
Female - 68 60 - - - 2 6 75 73 - - - - 2 75 - 10 2 63 - 61
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Description: When the adopter is a legal person, unknown, or the adoptee is a fetus or unknown, the gender will be classified as "Other".
Compiled By Department of Statistics Judicial Yuan