10 Countries With The Most Numbers of Modern Slaves

Slavery has been a thing in the past and even up to this particular generation. In the history, slavery was forcedly imposed by those people who were powerful in a certain place. But today, becoming a slave is already a choice. It becomes a popular way of earning a living of a number of people. The main reason for this is the poorness of a certain country. In relation to this, here are the 10 countries which have the most numbers of slaves:

10. Thailand 


This is one amazing country located in Southeast Asia, packed with numerous of breathtaking sceneries such as beaches. In spite of the richness of the country, Thailand is still included in the list of countries that have great numbers of slaves. Based on the data of Global Slavery Index, modern slavery life is being experienced by 475,300 Thai people.

9. Bangladesh


It’s a small country in the southern part of Asia that is packed with amazing waterways and lush greenery. Labor exploitation is very observable in this country; not to mention the corrupt country officials. 680,900 is the estimated number of Bangladeshi who is experiencing modern slavery.

8. Indonesia


This country is made up of a number of amazing volcanic islands that made the tourism industry of Indonesia very flourishing. However, it cannot be denied that such beautiful Southeast Asian country is packed with many slaves. The estimated number of slaves here is 714,100.

7. Congo 


The Republic of Congo is one Central African country. Sad fact is, Congo is a least developed country, and this is one reason why a lot of residents in this country opt to become slaves. It seems that they have no choice. The estimated number of slaves in this country is 762,900.

6. Nigeria


Another African country that has great numbers of slaves is Nigeria. There are 834,200 slaves as an estimated number in the country. Nigeria is experiencing modern slavery even though this doesn’t suffer much from civil wars unlike any other African countries out there.

5. Russia 


This is one of the richest countries the world has to offer today. Even so, this does not mean that it is free from modern slavery. In fact, there are around 1 million people living in Russia who are experiencing modern slavery today.

4. Uzbekistan


Formerly, Uzbekistan is known as Soviet Republic and it’s one amazing country in Central Asia. This country is packed with beautiful mausoleums and mosques. Sad to say, 4% of the country population is experiencing modern slavery, and it is around 1.2 million people.

3. Pakistan


The official name of Pakistan is Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and it is a sovereign nation that can be found in South Asia. 2.1 million is the estimated number of Pakistani people who are experiencing modern slavery. One main reason for this is debt bondage among the people.

2. China


It’s a communist country that can be found in East Asia. It is the most populated nation in the world today, and it’s also one of those countries who are experiencing serious modern slavery. In fact, there are around 3.2 million Chinese people who are experiencing it due to several reasons.

1. India


This is a beautiful and progressive country in South Asia. Even so, its modern slavery cases are very high today. There are around 14.3 million Indian people who are experiencing this horrible modern slavery. One major reason for this is the higher population percentage of the country.

These are the 10 countries with the most numbers of slaves nowadays. Modern slavery is really affecting these countries seriously.

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