Global Slavery Index 2013

Global Slavery Index

162 Individual Countries Ranked

Global Slavery IndexThe Global Slavery Index 2013 has been produced by the Walk Free Foundation in consultation with experts from international organizations, think tanks and academic institutions.  It provides a ranking of 162 countries around the world, based on a combined measure of three factors: estimated prevalence of modern slavery by population, a measure of child marriage, and a measure of human trafficking in and out of a country.

A ranking of 162 countries is given in the Global Slavery Index 2013 with the worst ranking being 1 and the best ranking being 160.  Australia is given a ranking of 138 and the report estimates that there are about 3,000 people currently enslaved in Australia.  The report also indicates that most victims identified in Australia have been exploited in the sex industry however the number of victims exploited in others industries has increased in recent years.

Download a copy of the Global Slavery Index 2013 here.


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