Source: AFCARS data, U.S. Children's Bureau, Administration for Children, Youth and Families
The report and data visualization below present national estimates related to children who experience time in foster care and who are adopted from the foster care system, relative to each Federal Fiscal Year shown. As states are permitted to resubmit AFCARS data, estimates may change over time. This reflects all AFCARS data received as of June 23, 2020 related to AFCARS reporting periods through September 30, 2019.
- PDF Trends in Foster Care and Adoption 2010 Through 2019.PDF (148.56 KB)
- XLSX AFCARS State Data Tables 2010 Through 2019.XLSX (75.92 KB)
- XLSX National AFCARS Trends 2010 Through 2019.XLSX (20.33 KB)