Trafficking in Human Beings (Eurostat)

This publication presents the first report at the EU level on statistics on trafficking in human beings. It includes data for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010.

This report includes statistics on the total number of victims disaggregated by gender, age and form of exploitation, and also contains statistics on victims' citizenship and type of assistance and protection received. Moreover, the report also includes statistics on suspected, prosecuted and convicted traffickers disaggregated by gender, citizenship and form of exploitation.

This first report includes statistical data from all 27 EU Member States, Croatia and the following EU Candidate and EFTA/EEA countries: Iceland, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey. The data have been collected from different authorities working in the field of trafficking in human beings, including civil society organisations.

The report shows that while presumed and identified victims increased by 18% between 2008 and 2010, the number of convicted traffickers decreased by 13 % in the three reference years.

More figures and findings in the report.

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Tue 21 May 2013
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