In 2011, then Secretary of State Clinton stated that as many as
27 million people worldwide are victims of human trafficking.
The International Labour Organization estimates that
$32 billion are generated annually by the human trafficking industry.
Approximately 800,000 victims are trafficked across international borders
per year. Seventy percent are trafficked for sex.
The State Department estimates that nearly 18,000 foreign nationals
are trafficked annually into the U.S.
The U.S. is the second highest destination in the world
for trafficked women. The vast majority are trafficked into the sex industry.