CURRENT STATISTICS 

 

Consent/Refusal by Case

Response

1990-1999 2000-2005 2006-10 2011 2012 Total

%age of cases

Consent 1692 581 344 41 33 2691 70.6
Refusal 438 130 89 8 4 669 17.5
Both Consent and Refusal 119 79 31 4 2 235 6.2
All deceased; no contact possible 55 26 9 0 1 91 2.4
No Find 88 19 15 1 3 126 3.3

Total

2392 835 488 54 43 3812 100%

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Total Consents

Status of Sought-            After Party 

1990- 1999

2000-2005

2006-10

2011 2012

Total

Birth mother 843 286 124 17 13 1283
Birthfather 145 74 40 3 5 267
Adoptee 301 73 41 7 8 440
Sibling/Half-Sibling 337 122 98 6 4 567
Adoptive Parent 9 3 02 0 0 14
Other/Unknown 57 13 39 8 3 120

Total

1692 581 344 41 33 2691

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Total Refusals

Status of Sought-       After Party

1990- 1999

2000-2005 2006-10 2011 2012

Total

Birth mother

276 73 41 5 1 396
Birth father 85 22 27 1 1 136
Adoptee 24 10 5 1 1 41
Sibling/Half-Sibling 46 17 9 1 1 74
Adoptive Parent 2 2 0 0 0 4
Other/Unknown 5 6 7 0 0 18

Total

448 130 89 8 4 669

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1 There may be more than one consent or refusal per case.