Human Trafficking Victims in the UK in 2013

in Transnational Crime

Statistics from criminal justice programs across the United Kingdom reported that 1,746 people were identified as potential human trafficking victims in 2013, an increase of 47 percent from 2012. The victims of human trafficking in the UK came from 112 different countries. The countries with the highest victims were Vietnam, the United Kingdom, and Albania.

1,122 of the potential victims were female. 450 were children.

90 of the trafficking victims were from the United Kingdom, with 63 of them being children.

(More human trafficking statistics.)

Source:  “UK child sex abuse trafficking doubles – National Crime Agency,” BBC News, February 18, 2014.

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