Human Trafficking Statistics

Human trafficking statistics and information. Facts about human trafficking are collected from various public information sources, such as security agencies, criminal justice programs, research organizations and news stories.

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20 percent of human trafficking victims found in the United States are discovered in the state of Texas.


Despite having only 10 percent of the population, Scotland consists of 13.5 percent of the United Kingdom’s human trafficking market.

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The average age of a child prostitute’s first sex act in the United States is between 10 to 14.

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One to two percent of Moldovan migrants may find themselves victims of human trafficking, according to the New Yorker.


An estimated 10,000 people are estimated to be working in forced labor conditions in the United States as a result of human trafficking.


The number of human trafficking victims in the United States is placed at between 18,000 to 20,000.


An estimated 4,000 women were believed to have been victims of human trafficking and forced to work in the sex trade industry in the United Kingdom in 2003.


Human trafficking of women in Ukraine has moved some 420,000 women out of the country, according to a 2005 study.

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The prostitution industry in Switzerland is estimated to be worth $2.65 Billion, according to law enforcement.

More prostitution revenue by countries here.


1,500 to 3,000 victims of human trafficking are in Switzerland at any given time, according to law enforcement officials.

A majority of the women who are victims of human trafficking  in Switzerland end up working in the prostitution industry. Between 2003 and 2006, human trafficking has increased in the number of prostitutes in the city of Zurich by 20 percent.