Countries With The Most Slavery In The World In 2014

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Written by Keren Mikva

An estimated 35.8 million people around the world were slaves in 2014, according to the Global Slavery Index. By definition, modern slavery includes forced labor, sexual exploitation, child labor and inter-generational bonded servitude. Every country on Earth is affected, but Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, are disproportionately so. The following are 15 countries with the most slavery in the world in 2014, according to Global Slavery Index.

Percentages listed here reflect the percent of the population estimated to be in slavery in 2014, according to the 2014 Global Slavery Index.

Sources: GlobalSlaveryIndex.org, GVNet.com, KyivPost.com, AllAfrica.com