According Scottish newspaper The Herald has published a map produced by the Police of Scotland in collaboration with human rights NGOs showing the extent of human trafficking in the country. In three years, the number of reported victims was 150, with a third of them being children.
The data further show that
The most common forms of trafficking were slave labour and sexual exploitation, with most victims from Vietnam, China and Albania.
Scotland accounts for 3.9% of the victims in the UK. Children are among the most vulnerable groups for human trafficking, and an earlier report showed that Albanians top the list of children gone missing in the UK asylum seeker system.
Meanwhile, Albanian illegal immigration is becoming a main point of concern for various EU countries.