Slavery Facts – 115 Unknown Facts About Slavery
Modern Day Slavery Facts
The current form of slave trade is referred as human trafficking.
Slaves are cheaper today that they have ever been. The average cost of slave today is $90.
Asia-pacific region holds 65.8% of the entire slave population in the world.
The lowest incidents of slavery in the world are found in Ireland and Iceland.
Global slavery is growing instead of shrinking.
Slavery was profitable and still leading to be a profitable industry.
Traffickers make $150 billion in profits per year.
After drug and weapon industry, slavery is the fastest growing illegal trade worldwide.
53% of all trafficking represents sexual exploitation, while 40% accounts for forced labor.
Slavery is found in every field from agriculture to textiles, cocoa workers to mining.