Ministry of Internal Affairs of France: In 2022, every 12 minutes reported on loss of child

In France, in 2022, information about the child’s disappearance was received every 12 minutes. The data is given in the Droit D’Enfance Association (children), prepared with reference to the Ministry of Internal Affairs on the occasion of the International Day of the missing children.

In 2022, more than 40 thousand facts of children’s loss were recorded in France. 37.9 percent of this number were minors under the age of 15 years.

In 63 percent of cases, adolescents over 15 years old left their homes due to disagreements with their parents.

In addition, a significant part of the statements about the loss of minors is related to the shoots of girls from home.

In general, statements about missing persons cover all layers of society.