27 million – Number of people in modern-day slavery across the world
800,000 – Number of people trafficked across international borders every year
1 million – Number of children exploited by the global commercial sex trade, every year.
50% – Percent of transnational victims who are children
80% – Percent of transnational victims who are women and girls.
161 – Countries identified as affected by human trafficking
32 billion – Total yearly profits generated by the human trafficking industry.
Foreign Nationals Trafficked into the U.S.:
14,500 - 17,500 – Number of foreign nationals trafficked into the United States every year.
244,000 – Number of American children and youth estimated to be at risk of child sexual exploitation, including commercial
sexual exploitation, in 2000.
38,600 – Estimated number of an approximate 1.6 million runaway/thrownaway youth at risk of sexual endangerment or exploitation in 1999.
12-14 – Average age of entry into prostitution