IOM Global (Victim-Centred) Human Trafficking Database

As of 2000; IOM records primary data on victims of trafficking (VoT) under IOM assistance; largely in countries of origin. Additional qualitative analyses include routes and trends; causes and consequences of human trafficking; modi operandi of criminal groups (national level); for a more regional perspective researches have been carried out in the areas of legislation and policy.

Statistics are available to the public as analyses presented in studies.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is using this tool to monitor the assistance and collect information on the victims of trafficking (VoTs) it assists. The IOM global human trafficking database is the World’s largest database of primary data on registered victims of trafficking (VoTs); containing only primary data on 13;8092 registered victims of more than 85 different nationalities trafficked to more than 100 destination countries. It is a standardized anti-trafficking data-management tool available to all IOM missions and is actively used throughout all regions of the world. Containing only primary information; this unique tool specifically facilitates the management of the whole IOM direct assistance; movement and reintegration process through a centrally managed system as well as mapping the victim’s trafficking experience. The structure follows the format of the accompanying IOM VoT questionnaires; used by IOM missions and partnering organisations involved in direct assistance; and containing a wealth of information both of a quantitative and qualitative nature: the Screening Interview Form is intended to assess whether the individual is a victim of rafficking and thus eligible for an IOM’s assistance project; and the Assistance Interview Form stands to track the nature of direct assistance given along with documenting further details of the trafficking experience.


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Additional Info

Dataset ID CTM
Temporal Coverage Start 2000
Status Active
Spatial Coverage World
Mode Database
Data Type statistical; reports
Accessed On 2016-11-07
Category operational data

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