UNODC’S Vision For Measurement of Trafficking in Persons
Measurement and Statistical Methods
30 July 2018
The international community has long-sought a way to accurately gauge the number of victims of trafficking in persons. The measurement of crime in general, and trafficking in persons specifically, is challenging because much of it remains undetected and unreported. While UNODC and others have considerable data on the number of detected cases of trafficking, the “dark figure” remains unknown.