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The Rights of the Individual

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Children Statistics and Information

13. Children losing home environment and separated from parents
(i) Children placed in various social institutions
As at 31 December 2015, a total of 2 174 children under 21 received different types of residential care services (excluding foster care service). As some children institutions only provide service for children up to 21, there is no breakdown of funding for children below 18 exclusively.

By geographic location of residential care service units:
Children placed in residential care service units
(ii) Children placed in foster homes
As at 31 December 2015, a total of 825 children below 18 received foster care service.

By geographic location of foster homes:
Children placed in foster homes
(iii) Children adopted
From 1 January to 31 December 2015, a total of 100 children below 18 were successfully adopted.

By geographic location of adoptive homes:
Children adopted