Chart 1
Police-reported incidents of human trafficking, by statute, Canada, 2010 to 2020

number of incidents 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Criminal CodeCriminal Code Immigration and Refugee Protection ActImmigration and Refugee Protection Act TotalTotal
Note(s):
The Uniform Crime Reporting Survey was amended in 2011 to allow police services to report the specific offence of human trafficking under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Once the specific violation code was introduced, a small number of incidents which took place prior to this date were reported.
Source(s):
Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).

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Police-reported incidents of human trafficking, by statute, Canada, 2010 to 2020, number of incidents
  *Criminal Code* *Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* Total
2010 23 3 26
2011 60 16 76
2012 60 32 92
2013 78 37 115
2014 143 57 200
2015 239 91 330
2016 249 102 351
2017 268 103 371
2018 238 117 355
2019 387 159 546
2020 342 173 515
Note(s):
The Uniform Crime Reporting Survey was amended in 2011 to allow police services to report the specific offence of human trafficking under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Once the specific violation code was introduced, a small number of incidents which took place prior to this date were reported.
Source(s):
Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
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