- 2,409 confirmed victims in the 14 months to October 2011
- Of these, 28% from black and ethnic minority backgrounds
- 16,500 at "high risk" of sexual exploitation in the 11 months to March 2011
- Of the 1,500+ alleged perpetrators, about a third were white - the largest ethnic group
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