Data on trafficking in persons are very sensitive and often not publicly available. The page refers to some key platforms and sources of raw data related to trafficking in persons, migration and displacement, where anonymized data can be accessed and freely downloaded for research and analysis.
The counter trafficking data collaborative (CTDC): global data hub on human trafficking
The Counter Trafficking Data Collaborative (CTDC) is the first global data hub on human trafficking, with data contributed by organizations from around the world
IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM)
The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) gathers and analyzes data to disseminate critical multi layered information on the mobility, vulnerabilities, and needs of displaced and mobile populations that enables decision makers and responders to provide these populations with better context specific assistance.
- Displacement Tracking Matrix (DM): https://dtm.iom.int/
- DTM Displacement: https://displacement.iom.int/
- DTM Migration: https://migration.iom.int/
IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre (GMDAC)
- Migration Data Portal: https://migrationdataportal.org/
- Missing Migrants: https://missingmigrants.iom.int/
As explained in IOM Counter-Trafficking in Emergencies: information management guide, when raw data are not publicly available in context of emergency it is crucial to cooperate with actors and partners on the ground to access and share sensitive data in a safe manner, rather than duplicating data collection exercises. The PIM Matrix provides an excellent overview of key data sources and providers with focus on protection information management.
Data sharing platforms in emergency settings: