A huge part of education and prevention is understanding what sex trafficking and sexual exploitation look like in our country and world. Below are a few statistics and resources to show the scope of trafficking and how it impacts our world.
459 persons were accused of human trafficking between 2009-2014
The age of recruitment is as low as 12 years old
Ontario is home to 66% of all human trafficking in Canada
Trafficking in Ontario is most common along the 401 corridor, near airports and in metropolitan areas
The Indigenous community makes up only 4% of Canada’s population, yet 50-70% of people trafficked in Canada are Indigenous
The biggest risk factor for being trafficked in Canada is being a girl
An estimated 40.3 million people are trafficked annually
25% of the persons trafficked are children
99% of people trafficked for sexual exploitation are women and girls
50% of people caught in sex trafficking say they were forced into pornography at one time
In the Philippines, most people who are trafficked are young and female, and most are from the city of Manila, where Fight4Freedom is working
60% of trafficking in East Asia is sex trafficking
Exact statistics and reliable data on sex trafficking are hard to track comprehensively due to its secretive nature. There are cases that go unrecorded or unprosecuted.
Research and Reports
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