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Ohio Statistics

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

Learn more about human trafficking in Ohio 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 NHTRC that reference Ohio. To protect the identity of the people we serve, the NHTRC 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 03/31/2016.
Since 2007
Total Calls: 4,058
Total Cases: 931
Total Victims - Moderate: 937
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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: 753
2016 statistics are current as of March 31, 2016.

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.

NHTRC 2015 Ohio 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 Ohio.

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NHTRC 2014 Ohio State Report

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

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Upcoming Events

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

Central Ohio's NOT FOR SALE Conference

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 11:00
Columbus, OH

The NOT FOR SALE Conference is all about educating you on practical, safe, and effective ways you can get involved to help mitigate atrocities aga

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13th Annual Human Trafficking & ​Social Justice Conference

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 08:00
Toledo, OH
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