Global Orphan Facts

 
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The Numbers:

  • Total estimated number of orphans worldwide:  153 million
  • Estimated number that have lost only their mother: 34.5 million
  • Estimated number that have lost only their father: 101 million
  • Estimated number of “double orphans”:  17.8 million 
    (Source:  U.S. Government “5th Annual Report to Congress on Public Law 109-95” and affirmed by UNICEF)
  • Number of caring adults it takes to make a life-long difference for an orphan:  1

Read the white paper from Christian Alliance for Orphan's Jedd Medefind explaining the orphan-related statistics in our world today.

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