What Do You Know About Slavery?

We don’t hear much about slavery on the news. We don’t see slaves being bought and sold on the street. Yet, slavery still exists in 161 countries around the world including the United States.

January 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. See how much you know about slavery and human trafficking by taking our short quiz. Answers are posted below.

1) How many people are currently trafficked worldwide?

A) 1 million
B) 5 million
C) 8 million
D) 12 million

2) How much money does the human trafficking industry make each year?

A) $32 billion
B) $3.2 billion
C) $332 million
D) $32 million

3) On average, how many people are convicted for every 800 trafficking cases worldwide?

A) 800
B) 1
C) 100
D) 400


1 – D (More than 12 million people are trafficked worldwide)
2 – A (Human trafficking is a $32 billion industry)
3 – B (Only 1 person is convicted for every 800 trafficking cases)

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Join Catholic Relief Services in the fight against slavery and human trafficking.

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