Human Trafficking Statistics in 2016

Increase in Human Trafficking There has been a 35% increase in human trafficking from 2015. There were 8042 cases in 2016. Increase in Survivors reaching out for help. In 2016 2042 Survivors contacted the Hotline, which is about a 24% increase since 2015. Victims of sex trafficking are most often trafficked by their intimate partners,…

Sexual Exploitation The Highest Revenue Maker In Trafficking

Commercial sexual exploitation of children is both a domestic and international problem. One count estimates sex trafficking to victimize more than 200,000 children in the United States annually (Bryan 2014; The Polaris Project 2012). An additional 244,000–360,000 children in the United States are at risk each year of being trafficked and sexually exploited (Bryan 2014;…