Price of Children Sold in China

Children are illegally sold  in China at prices between $1,000 and $5,850 (7,000 yuan to 40,000 yuan), with the price varying to factors such as age and sex.

Children are bought and sold for various reasons.  Boys may be sold to beggar gangs or families with no boys, while girls may be sold to poor men who are unable to find a wife in their village.

(Additional child trafficking statistics.)


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  1. Source: Reuters, “China police rescue trafficked children,” Washington Post, June 21, 2009.

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