Number of Trafficking Victims Identified in Japan from 2005 to 2009

Police in Japan are identifying less human trafficking victims over the past five years.

Below is the number of human trafficking victims found within the calender year.

2009: 17 victims.

2008: 36 victims.

2007: 43 victims.

2006: 58 victims.

2005: 116 victims.

(See all human trafficking statistics.)

Source: US Department of State, “Country Narratives: Japan,” Trafficking in Persons Report 2010, June 2010.