Human Trafficking

This infographic shows the profit illicitly earned by traffickers for one female for the average day, week, and year.

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Low Risk – High Reward for Traffickers

  • 12-25 - typical ages of females trafficked for sexual exploitation by organized crime networks in Canada

  • $900 – average daily profit illicitly earned by organized crime networks from 1 female trafficked for sexual exploitation in Canada

  • $5,400 - average weekly profit illicitly earned by organized crime networks from 1 female trafficked for sexual exploitation in Canada

  • $280,000 - average annual profit illicitly earned by organized crime networks from 1 female trafficked for sexual exploitation in Canada

  • $3,276,000 - average annual profit illicitly earned by organized crime networks from 10 female trafficked for sexual exploitation in Canada


Source: Criminal Intelligence Service Canada Strategic Brief, August 2008, Organized Crime and Domestic Trafficking in Persons in Canada, p. 5. 

 

This infographic emerged from Issue-Based Newsletter 2: Human Trafficking.