Annual number of slaves transported from Africa to the Americas 1501-1866

Estimated annual number of slaves who embarked on ships in Africa and disembarked in the Americas from 1501 to 1866

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Africa, North America, Central and South America

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1501 to 1866

Supplementary notes

Source includes slaves who were transported to Europe and other parts of Africa in certain years, however these figures have been removed from the data shown here.

The totals given in the description have been calculated using estimates for annual totals. Overall estimates may vary

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