250,000 children are reported missing every year in the European Union, 1 child every 2 minutes. - European Commission
Missing children include several types of child disappearances, including runaways, parental abductions, missing unaccompanied migrant children, criminal abductions and lost, injured or otherwise missing children.
Only 1% of missing children cases reported involve third party criminal abductions. – Missing Children Europe Annual Report 2014
Our network of missing children hotlines operated through the 116 000 number received 268,309 calls in 2014. – Missing Children Europe Annual Report 2014