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Trafficking victims identified/protected

Key Area:
Migration & Minority Demographics/Statistics
Demographics & Economics
17/02/2012 - 16:31
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Qualitative Info

During 2010 there were a total of 84 potential victims of trafficking. 10 of the victims confirmed were cases signalized during 2009. From those, and until March 2011, 28 victims were considered as victims of other criminal offences (not as trafficking in human beings) - mainly involvement in smuggling, pimping and domestic violence illegal permanence in Portuguese territory. Some cases have been stopped due to absence of proves/evidence. There are still 35 cases of potential victims.

Source: European Commission

% of migrant population
Main groups
Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees
Type (R/D)
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Health and social protection
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