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Background of parties in adoption cases in district courts

Jan.- Dec.2019

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
2018 Total 2,864 3,417 3,070 43 2 12 184 149 3,105 2,803 43 2 31 143 126 3,105 707 751 129 1,517 1 2,094
Male - 2,049 1,869 24 1 2 93 84 1,490 1,358 20 1 14 61 56 1,490 346 326 68 749 1 1,235
Female - 1,368 1,201 19 1 10 91 65 1,614 1,445 23 1 17 81 70 1,614 361 424 61 768 - 859
Other - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - 1 - 1 - 1 - - - -
Jan.- Dec.2019 Total 2,914 3,419 3,031 26 - 7 271 110 3,180 2,864 30 - 36 172 108 3,180 767 812 137 1,462 2 2,163
Male - 2,093 1,890 14 - 3 137 63 1,570 1,433 12 - 12 84 41 1,570 362 383 70 755 - 1,300
Female - 1,326 1,141 12 - 4 134 47 1,608 1,431 18 - 24 86 67 1,608 405 428 67 706 2 862
Other - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1
Approval of adpotion Total 2,410 2,967 2,631 25 - 6 270 60 2,657 2,361 28 - 35 161 100 2,657 757 744 115 1,041 - 1,851
Male - 1,800 1,634 13 - 2 136 28 1,322 1,191 12 - 12 78 41 1,322 356 351 57 558 - 1,155
Female - 1,167 997 12 - 4 134 32 1,333 1,170 16 - 23 81 59 1,333 401 392 58 482 - 695
Other - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - 2 - 2 - 1 - 1 - 1
Approval of terminating adoption of minor child Total 53 58 58 1 - - - - 62 57 1 - - 2 3 62 5 42 14 1 - 48
Male - 39 39 1 - - - - 29 27 - - - 2 - 29 4 17 7 1 - 25
Female - 19 19 - - - - - 33 30 1 - - - 3 33 1 25 7 - - 23
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Approval of terminating adoption Total 278 198 155 - - - - 43 283 279 1 - - 1 3 283 - 2 - 279 2 136
Male - 145 114 - - - - 31 132 131 - - - 1 - 132 - 1 - 131 - 60
Female - 53 41 - - - - 12 151 148 1 - - - 3 151 - 1 - 148 2 76
Other - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Declaration of the termination of an adoption Total 171 194 185 - - 1 1 7 176 165 - - 1 8 2 176 5 24 7 140 - 128
Male - 108 102 - - 1 1 4 87 84 - - - 3 - 87 2 14 6 65 - 60
Female - 86 83 - - - - 3 89 81 - - 1 5 2 89 3 10 1 75 - 68
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