- 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
Thousands of children each year are being sexually exploited by gangs and groups in England, according to a report by the Office of the Children's Commissioner. If you are affected by any of these issues, call ChildLine on 0800 1111.