Global child labour trends 2000-2004
There are an estimated 218 million child labourers worldwide. 126 million are in hazardous work. While the incidence of childrens work is highest in Sub-Saharan Africa, the largest number of child workers are found in the Asian-Pacific region.
Comprehensive global estimates are published by the ILO every four years. This report provide detailed data by age group, sex, major region and sector of activity.