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Human Trafficking: Convictions

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the answer of 16 June 2009, Official Report, column 192W, on human trafficking, how many people from each country were (a) arrested for and (b) convicted of human trafficking offences in each of the last five years. (282151)

The numbers of arrests and convictions for human trafficking broken down by country of origin is set out in the following table:

Arrests

Convictions

United Kingdom

68

9

Nigeria

6

0

Somalia

2

0

Romania

36

5

Poland

16

3

Spain

1

1

Lithuania

31

6

Latvia

4

1

Bulgaria

7

2

Cameroon

2

0

Kosovo

22

10

Turkey

4

2

Thailand

27

8

Malaysia

12

1

Pakistan

9

1

Albania

25

21

Hungary

19

1

Moldova

5

1

Vietnam

6

2

Slovakia

17

3

Congo

3

0

Brazil

1

1

China

57

11

Ukraine

2

1

Czech Republic

40

8

Portugal

2

0

Serbia

4

4

Germany

4

1

Philippines

2

1

Macedonia

4

2

Greece

1

1

Bangladesh

10

1

South Africa

1

1

Malta

2

1