Sky News reported.
Sue Berelowitz, Deputy Children's Commissioner said that figures are likely to be an "under-counting".
The report which was completed for Office of the Children’s Commissioner warns that Local authorities, police forces and health professionals are not taking action to protect children.
The study also condemned the BBC’s “conspiracy of silence” which allowed former TV presenter Jimmy Savile to rape children over 40 years.
Savile’s abuse case and the emerging pedophile ring inside Britain’s political and elite establishment is believed to be developing into a series of covered-up conspiracies.
A new report by the Children’s Commissioner has warned of the widespread rape and abuse of young children by gangs and groups in England.
The inquiry’s interim report on child exploitation in England disclosed that at least 2,409 children were raped or abused by gangs and groups between August 2010 and October 2011.
The investigation which is the most in-depth examination of child exploitation, found that a further 16,500 children were at “high risk” of sexual abuse during the one-year period, the