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Bureau of Justice Statistics Releases Human Trafficking Data Collection Activities, 2022

The Bureau of Justice Statistics, a division of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, today released Human Trafficking Data Collection Activities, 2022.

This report describes BJS’s activities during 2021 and 2022 to collect data and report on human trafficking as required by the Combat Human Trafficking Act of 2015 (34 U.S.C. § 20709(e)). The report details ongoing and completed efforts to measure and analyze the nationwide incidence of human trafficking, to describe characteristics of human trafficking victims and offenders, and to describe criminal justice responses to human trafficking offenses. The report provides information on human trafficking suspects referred to and prosecuted by U.S. attorneys, human trafficking defendants convicted and sentenced to federal prison, and admissions to state prison for human trafficking.

      TITLE: Human Trafficking Data Collection Activities, 2022 (NCJ 305205)

      WHERE: bjs.ojp.gov

The Bureau of Justice Statistics of the U.S. Department of Justice is the principal federal agency responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating reliable statistics on crime and criminal justice in the United States. Alexis R. Piquero is the director. More information about BJS and criminal justice statistics can be found at bjs.ojp.gov.

The Office of Justice Programs provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, advance racial equity in the administration of justice, assist victims and enhance the rule of law. More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.


OFFICE: bjs.ojp.gov
CONTACT: Tannyr Watkins at 202-532-3923 or [email protected]

Date Published: October 27, 2022