Human Trafficking Victims in Canada

in Transnational Crime

There are an estimated 300,000 people who are victims of human trafficking in Canada. 150,000 people are trafficked into the country to work from foreign countries, while the remaining 150,000 people are trafficked domestically around the country.

Pimps in Canada are reported to purchase people from human traffickers for $4,879 (5,000 Canadian Dollars). One single person can earn the pimp up to $$273,000 (280,000 Canadian Dollars) a year

Human trafficking and prostitution in Canada is estimated to generate up to $400 Million a year.

Source:  Daphne Bramham, “War on human trafficking fraught with complications,” Vancouver Sun, June 7, 2012.

Previous post:

Next post: