“SEF [Foreigners and Borders Service] reported 59 victims associated with the crime of trafficking in human beings, the most relevant nationalities being Indian (27), Pakistani (10) and Romanian (6)”, states the Immigration Report, Borders and Asylum (RIFA) released on 24 June by SEF.

The RIFA states that, in 2020, labour exploitation continued to have a greater incidence in Portugal.

The report also indicates that, following investigations carried out in 2020, 59 victims of trafficking in human beings were reported, 31.4 percent less than in 2019, when 86 were detected.