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IOM 2011 case data on human trafficking. Global figures and trends

IOM 2011 case data on human trafficking. Global figures and trends

IOM, February 2012, 32 pages

IOM 2011 Case Data contains information on all trafficking cases assisted by the organisation in 2011.
The tables contained within this document are based upon IOM case data where the organisation has been involved in providing direct assistance to a trafficked person in the context of an IOM countertrafficking project.

Data is collected directly from trafficked persons and stored into the IOM human trafficking database. This covers approximately 20,000 cases encoded by 72 different missions.

In Europe IOM has globally provided assistance to individual trafficked persons on 1606 occasions. 1315 of these persons were adults aged 18 and over, whereas 198 were minors and 93 unknown. 1010 of these individuals were female, 502 were males, and in 34 cases the sex of the individual was unknown.