Amount Spent on Sex Trade in the United States

An estimated $40 Million a day is spent on prostitution in the United States.

365 days X $40 Million = $14.6 Billion a year in prostitution spending.


Richard Ssewakiryanga, “Ch.7 Sexual Identities and Sex Work-Interrogating the Interface: A Study on Constructed Identities Among Female Sex Workers in Kampala,” Gender, Economies and Entitlement in Africa, CODESRIA Gender Series, Volume 2, December 2004.

Anne Rasmusson, “Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: A Literature Review,” The Alliance for Speaking Truths on Prostitution and The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, June 1, 1999.