Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Adoption Statistics

"The Spirit of Adoption is the visible gospel." Doug Phillips

9.876 Million People
380,000 orphans
4 % of population are orphans
43% of Haitians are under 18 years old

3.793 Million People
270,000 orphans
7 % of population are orphans
68% of Liberians are under 15 years old

United States:
311.666 Million
2.8 million orphans
0.9 % of population are orphans
25% of Americans are under 18 years old

UNICEF Statistics from 2008

147,000,000 orphans world wide

Over 40 times God tells the Israelites to help widows and orphans

"If you really want to be blessed, be concerned about the things that God is concerned about." John Piper, Pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church

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