The majority of trafficking victims are between 18 and 24 years of age 5.
An estimated 1.2 million children are trafficked each year.
- 95% of victims experienced physical or sexual violence during trafficking
- 43% of victims are used for forced commercial sexual exploitation, of whom 98 per cent are women and girls
- 32% of victims are used for forced economic exploitation, of whom 56 per cent are women and girls
Many trafficking victims have at least middle-level education
In 2021 there were only 5,260 convictions throughout the world16.