Around 120,000 women and children are trafficked in the Balkan countries of Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia each year, according to the International Organisation of Migration.
There are an estimated 200,000 minors in South Korea who have runaway from home. 60 percent of these youths are females. Around half of the estimated runaways in South Korea have worked as an underage prostitute, according to government statistics.
Between 1994 and 2012, the Metro Police in Las Vegas, Nevada has investigated 2,200 children who were victims of sex trafficking. Half of the victims encountered by police were from Nevada. The youngest victim encountered by police was a pregnant 13 year old girl.
In 2011, the National Task Force Against Human Trafficking in Indonesia officially recorded 435 children who were trafficked in the country.
Various human trafficking organizations state that 100,000 to 300,000 children fall victim to sex trafficking each year. That figure is incorrect. Find out where that figure originally came from.
The number of cases handled by the United States Attorney’s Office in San Diego increased by 545 percent of a six year time span. In 2005, the office filled fewer than 6 cases in federal court involving underage prostitution and pornography. In 2011, the office filled 71 cases.
According to court documents, a 17 year old girl made up to $6,000 a week while being forced to work as a prostitute.
According to the NGO End Child Prostitution in Kenya, in 2009 there were up to 50,000 children involved in the sex trade. Most of the customers of child prostitution were Kenyan nationals, as well as tourists from Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.
In 2012, child advocates reported that men were paying around $25 (2,000 Kenyan Shillings) to have sex with girls as young as 12.
Between 16,000 to 25,000 girls and women are estimated to be working in the prostitution industry in the US City of Chicago. One third of these females enter the sex trade at the age of 15, and 62 percent became prostitutes before the age of 18.
An estimated 40,000 to 70,000 children fall victim to human trafficking in Indonesia each year, according to EPCAT Indonesia. 30 percent of the women who are invovled in prostitution in Indonesia are under the age of 18.
Up to 60 percent of the prostitutes in Mali work as street prostitutes, with the remaining 40 percent working in brothels. There are reports that girls as young as 12 are working as street prostitutes in Mali.