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Background of parties in adoption cases in district courts

Jan.- Aug.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.- Aug.2017 Total 1,906 2,222 1,946 26 - 11 157 108 2,074 1,868 32 1 28 84 93 2,074 468 555 72 973 6 1,396
Male - 1,362 1,214 18 - 6 81 61 1,063 965 14 1 10 43 44 1,063 226 272 41 520 4 867
Female - 860 732 8 - 5 76 47 1,011 903 18 - 18 41 49 1,011 242 283 31 453 2 529
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of adpotion Total 1,542 1,908 1,685 22 - 11 149 63 1,699 1,506 26 1 25 83 84 1,699 461 515 56 663 4 1,176
Male - 1,154 1,040 15 - 6 76 32 868 780 9 1 8 42 37 868 222 251 31 362 2 750
Female - 754 645 7 - 5 73 31 831 726 17 - 17 41 47 831 239 264 25 301 2 426
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of terminating adoption of minor child Total 34 39 37 1 - - 2 - 38 36 - - 1 1 - 38 5 22 10 1 - 29
Male - 29 28 1 - - 1 - 19 18 - - - 1 - 19 2 12 5 - - 20
Female - 10 9 - - - 1 - 19 18 - - 1 - - 19 3 10 5 1 - 9
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of terminating adoption Total 206 136 101 3 - - - 35 209 207 5 - - - 2 209 - - 1 206 2 92
Male - 96 71 2 - - - 25 106 104 4 - - - 2 106 - - - 104 2 45
Female - 40 30 1 - - - 10 103 103 1 - - - - 103 - - 1 102 - 47
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Declaration of the termination of an adoption Total 123 138 122 - - - 6 10 127 118 1 - 2 - 7 127 2 17 5 103 - 98
Male - 82 74 - - - 4 4 70 63 1 - 2 - 5 70 2 9 5 54 - 52
Female - 56 48 - - - 2 6 57 55 - - - - 2 57 - 8 - 49 - 46
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