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 You are in: Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs > Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons > Releases and Remarks > Fact Sheets > 2006
Fact Sheet
Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
Washington, DC
March 29, 2006

U.S. Government Anti-Trafficking in Persons Obligated Project Funding (Fiscal Year 2005)

U.S. Government Anti-Trafficking in Persons Obligated Project Funding (Fiscal Year 2005)

Pie chart showing the relationship between 92 domestic projects, $25,217,943 - 21 percent, and 266 international projects in 101 countries, $94,652,580 - 79 percent.

Total = $119,870,523

The first pie chart shows the relationship between domestic and international U.S. Government anti-trafficking in persons obligated project funding for fiscal year 2005. There were 92 projects obligated for domestic anti-trafficking in persons projects in fiscal year 2005, representing 21% of the total in the amount of $25,217,943. There were 266 projects obligated for international anti-trafficking in persons projects in 101 countries in fiscal year 2005, representing 79% of the total in the amount of $94,652,580. Overall funding totaled $119,870,523. This is an increase of 16% in international projects funding over FY 2004 and a 27% increase in international projects funding over FY 2003. Domestically, this represents a 25% increase in project funding over FY 2004.

U.S. Government Anti-Trafficking in Persons Obligated International Project Funding by Region (Fiscal Year 2005)

Pie chart showing FY2005 anti-TIP project funding by region and percentage: Western Hemisphere 29; Africa 25; Near East 1; East Asia and Pacific 11; Europe and Eurasia 15; South Asia 14; global 4.

This pie chart shows the fiscal year 2005 anti-trafficking in persons international project funding broken down by region and percentage: 29% of all projects were obligated in the Western Hemisphere; 25% in Africa; 1% in the Near East; 11% in East Asia and the Pacific; 15% in Europe and Eurasia; 14% in South Asia; and, 4% of all international anti-TIP projects were global in nature.

U.S. Government Agency Obligations for Anti-Trafficking in Persons Projects (Fiscal Year 2005)

Pie chart showing percentage of funding by U.S. Government agency: Dept of Labor 31; Dept of State 29; Health and Human Services 8; U.S. Agency for International Development 18; Dept of Justice 14.

Several agencies of the U.S. Governmental fund anti-trafficking in persons projects. This pie chart shows the breakdown in funding by U.S. Government agency. The breakdown is as follows: 31% from the Department of Labor; 29% from the Department of State; 8% from Health and Human Services; 18% from the United States Agency for International Development; and, 14% from the Department of Justice. This percentage includes all anti-trafficking in persons obligations for both domestic and international projects.

U.S. Government Anti-Trafficking in Persons Obligated Project Funding by Type of Trafficking (Fiscal Year 2005)

Pie chart showing USG anti-trafficking in persons project funding by type of trafficking:   sex trafficking 30; labor trafficking 4; labor trafficking and sex trafficking 65; indistinguishable 1.

U.S. Government anti-trafficking in persons projects often focus on combating a particular type of trafficking. This last pie chart depicts U.S. Government anti-trafficking in persons project funding by type of trafficking. Thirty percent of all project funding focused on combating sex trafficking; 4% focused on labor trafficking; 65% focused on both labor trafficking and sex trafficking; and, 1% of project funding was not distinguishable as to the type of trafficking it was combating. This pie chart shows that a majority of TIP projects cover both labor and sex trafficking.

U.S. Government Anti-Trafficking in Persons Obligated Projects for FY 2005 by Tier Rating (2005 Report)

The United States is not included in the Trafficking in Persons Report. There were 92 projects obligated for domestic anti-trafficking in persons projects in Fiscal Year 2005.

Tier 1

Tier 2

Tier 2 Watch List

Tier 3

Not on Report

Total

Africa1

0

50

23

2

3

78

East Asia and Pacific2

1

22

8

6

0

37

South Asia3

6

11

24

0

0

41

Europe / Eurasia4

0

43

21

0

0

64

Western Hemisphere5

2

33

12

10

4

61

Middle East / North Africa6

2

5

1

1

1

10

Global

7

7

Total7

11

164

89

19

15

This table depicts the number of U.S. Government anti-trafficking in persons projects by region and tier rating according to the 2005 Trafficking in Persons Report. Overall, 11 projects were administered in countries given a tier one rating, 164 were administered in countries given a tier two rating, 89 were administered in countries receiving a tier two-watch list rating, 19 were administered in countries receiving a tier three rating, and 15 projects were administered in countries that were not rated in the 2005 Trafficking in Persons Report. Seventy-eight projects were obligated in Africa, 37 in East Asia and the Pacific, 41 in South Asia, 64 in Europe and Eurasia, 61 in the Western Hemisphere, 10 in the Middle East and North Africa, and seven projects were global in nature. Additionally, funds for 92 domestic anti-trafficking in persons projects were obligated in fiscal year 2005.

Countries with Projects:
1 Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbawe

2 Burma, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam

3 Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

4 Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

5 Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

6 Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco

7 The U.S. Government supported 266 anti-trafficking in persons projects in 101 countries in FY05. For the purposes of this table, multi-state projects have been listed to each country that receives funding as a part of the project rather than as one project.

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