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Illinois Statistics

Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery that occurs in every state, including Illinois. The NHTH works closely with service providers, law enforcement, and other professionals in Illinois to serve victims and survivors of trafficking, respond to human trafficking cases, and share information and resources.

Learn more about human trafficking in Illinois by browsing the hotline statistics, resources, and local events listings below.

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The below statistics are based on the signals -- phone calls, emails, and webforms -- received by the NHTH that reference Illinois. To protect the identity of the people we serve, the NHTH does not disclose exact statistics related to venues, industries, or caller information when referenced fewer than three times.

 

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Total statistics from 12/7/07 to 12/31/2017.
Since 2007
Total Calls: 4,368
Total Cases: 1,148
Total Victims - Moderate: 1,269
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Cases categorized as “High” contain a high level of indicators of human trafficking. Cases coded as “Moderate” contain several indicators of human trafficking, or resemble common trafficking scenarios but lack core details of force, fraud, or coercion.
Total Victims - High: 1,563
2017 statistics are current as of 12/31/2017.

Resources

If you have a resource you would like us to include, please email nhtrc@polarisproject.org with its title, publication date, topics, a summary paragraph, and a copy of or link to the file.

National Hotline 2017 Illinois State Report

July, 2018

The data in this report represents signals and cases from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 and is accurate as of July 11, 2018.

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National Hotline 2016 Illinois State Report

The following information is based on incoming communication with the National Human Trafficking Hotline from January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016 about human trafficking cases and issues related to

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NHTRC 2015 Illinois State Report

The following information is based on incoming signals made to the NHTRC from January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015 about human trafficking cases and issues related to human trafficking in Illinois.

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NHTRC 2014 Illinois State Report

The following information is based on incoming signals made to the NHTRC from January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014 from individuals in Illinois about human trafficking cases and issues related to hu

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Upcoming Events

Are you holding a human trafficking event in Illinois? Submit an event for consideration here.

They Never Asked

Fri, 10/12/2018
Springfield, IL

This all day conference will focus on labor and sex trafficking training for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, administrators, social workers, and others involved in any health care

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