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The U.S. ranks 134th in prevalence of slavery

23 October 2013 2 comments

According to the Global Slavery Index, there are an estimated 59,644 enslaved people living in the United States out of a total population of 313,914,040. That is enough to make the United States rank one hundred thirty-fourth out of one hundred sixty-two countries ranked in the prevalence of slavery. Mauritania ranks first, with an enslaved population of 151,353 out of 3,796,141 total population.

Enslaved population