23 children were adopted by foreign citizens.

Currently foster parents in Latvia still waiting for 1278 children. Most of them aged from ten to 18 years — 888 children.

Latvian residents prefer to adopt young children. 17 of 19 adopted children were under the age of eight years, two are aged 10 to 18 years. Of 23 children adopted by foreigners, 16 children were older than seven years, of which seven are older than 10 years.

Currently applications for adoption filed 155 adoptive parents from Latvia and 60 from other States.

Last year it was adopted 267 children in Latvia, which is 33 fewer children than in 2014.