- It is estimated that there are approximately 27 million slaves around the world.
- Approximately half of all trafficking victims around the world are under the age of 18.
- The average cost of a slave around the world is $90.
- According to some estimates, 80% of trafficking involves sexual exploitation, and 19% involves labor exploitation.
- Trafficking victims normally don’t get help because they think that they or their families will be hurt by their traffickers, or that they will be deported.
5 Facts About the Global Human Trafficking CrisisPosted: October 13, 2011 in Human Trafficking
Tags: deportation, forced labor, human trafficking, sex trafficking, sexual exploitation, traffickers