Adoption partner's child mainly occurs in female same-sex couples
The number of child adoptions by partners is nearly four times as high as in 2000. This is predominantly due to so-called partner adoptions in female same-sex couples.
1.2 million Dutch with dual nationality
On 1 January last year, there were 1.2 million people in the Netherlands with at least one other nationality in addition to the Dutch nationality, an increase by 40 thousand relative to 1 January...
Number of adopted children reduced by half since 2004
Last year, 672 children were adopted by Dutch parents, approximately as many as in 2009, but considerably fewer than in record year 2004, when 1,378 children were adopted.
Number of adopted children nearly reduced by half
In recent years, fewer children were adopted in the Netherlands. Over the period 2004-2008, the number of adoptions was almost reduced by half.