Statistical Report

Global child labour trends 2000 to 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.