Number of Prostitutes in Baguio City, Philippines

in Transnational Crime

Non-governmental organizations in the Philippines estimate that there may by up to 500,000 prostitutes in the Philippines. In popular tourist destination Baguio City, up to 3,000 prostitutes are believed to be working the sex trade.

The prostitution industry in the Philippines generates up to $6 Billion a year.

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Source:  Artemio Bumiao, “‘500K Filipinos engage in prostitution’,” Philippine Star, February 11, 2013.

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