The U.S. State Department has released international adoption statistics for FY2015 which covers visas issued between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015. The numbers of incoming adoptions to the U.S. fell for the 11th straight year in a row from the high in 2004 of 22,991. For 2015, the total of 5,648 reflects a 12% drop from the 2014 total of 6,438.
The top 3 countries from which these children came in 2015 were:
China with 2,354
Ethiopia with 335
South Korea with 318
The top 3 states that these children went to were: