Global Slavery Index 2018

The Global Slavery Index 2018

Download the full PDF of the 2018 Global Slavery Index

Global Slavery Index 2018 Dataset

Download the data that sits behind the GSI prevalence estimates, vulnerability model, and government response index. Also includes all data used for G20 import calculations.

Global Slavery Index 2018: Chapters

01 Navigating the Index
02 Essays

Two steps forward, yes. But it’s a change in mindset that is needed

By Fiona David

Modern Slavery: A global phenomenon

By Kevin Hyland

Survivors are speaking. Are we listening?

By Minh Dang

Public Procurement: The trillion-dollar missing link

By Andrew Forrest, AO and Chevaan Daniel

Unfinished Business: Addressing the victimisation of women and girls

By Jacqueline Joudo Larsen

03 Global Findings

Download the full global findings, covering prevalence, vulnerability, and government response

04 Spotlight on Sectors

Read about the risk of forced labour in the fishing industry

Learn about the prevalence of forced labour in the cocoa industry

05 Regional Findings

Download the regional findings on prevalence, vulnerability and government response by region



Arab States

Asia & the Pacific

Europe & Central Asia

06 Importing Risk

Understand which products are at risk of being imported into G20 countries

07 Appendices

Read the detailed methodology behind the development of the Global Slavery Index


See the key findings from the report

Executive Summary
About the Index

Find out about Walk Free, modern slavery, and what the Index covers


Read the summary of how the Index is developed

Measurement, Action, Freedom 2019

Measurement, Action, Freedom 2019

An independent assessment of government progress towards achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal 8.7.

Measurement, Action, Freedom 2019 Dataset

Download the data that sits behind our assessment of government responses.

Regional Reports

Africa Report
Americas – in English

Download our in-depth report on modern slavery in the Americas.

Americas – in Spanish
Arab States Report
Asia and The Pacific
Europe and Central Asia

Thematic Reports

Pervasive, punitive, and predetermined: Understanding modern slavery in North Korea

Learn about the experience of North Koreans living in conditions of forced labour

Global Slavery Index 2016

Global Slavery Index 2016

Download the full PDF of the 2016 Global Slavery Index


Gallup 2016 methodology
Gallup 2016 India state survey report
Gallup 2016 confidence intervals for surveys
Gallup 2014 methodology