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Background of parties in adoption cases in district courts

Jan.- Dec.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.- Dec.2017 Total 2,998 3,489 3,076 33 - 11 235 167 3,251 2,936 47 1 43 133 138 3,251 702 875 119 1,549 6 2,209
Male - 2,152 1,929 22 - 6 122 95 1,630 1,482 24 1 16 65 66 1,630 340 430 59 797 4 1,368
Female - 1,337 1,147 11 - 5 113 72 1,621 1,454 23 - 27 68 72 1,621 362 445 60 752 2 841
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of adpotion Total 2,403 2,958 2,630 29 - 11 227 90 2,634 2,336 40 1 40 131 126 2,634 694 799 92 1,045 4 1,848
Male - 1,807 1,639 19 - 6 117 45 1,326 1,189 18 1 14 64 58 1,326 336 392 45 551 2 1,187
Female - 1,151 991 10 - 5 110 45 1,308 1,147 22 - 26 67 68 1,308 358 407 47 494 2 661
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of terminating adoption of minor child Total 64 73 68 1 - - 2 3 72 69 - - 1 1 1 72 6 47 17 2 - 55
Male - 50 48 1 - - 1 1 32 31 - - - 1 - 32 2 22 7 1 - 33
Female - 23 20 - - - 1 2 40 38 - - 1 - 1 40 4 25 10 1 - 22
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of terminating adoption Total 332 232 174 3 - - - 58 336 332 6 - - - 4 336 - - 3 331 2 148
Male - 160 119 2 - - - 41 164 161 5 - - - 3 164 - - 2 160 2 72
Female - 72 55 1 - - - 17 172 171 1 - - - 1 172 - - 1 171 - 76
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Declaration of the termination of an adoption Total 198 225 203 - - - 6 16 208 198 1 - 2 1 7 208 2 28 7 171 - 157
Male - 134 122 - - - 4 8 108 101 1 - 2 - 5 108 2 16 5 85 - 76
Female - 91 81 - - - 2 8 100 97 - - - 1 2 100 - 12 2 86 - 81
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