The Coalition Against Trafficking of Women and Children in Latin America and the Caribbean estimates that around 500,000 women and children are being forced to work in the prostitution industry in Mexico.
Police in the U.S. city of Seattle, Washington found 81 minors who were involved in prostitution in 2010. The number of minors found has risen each year, with 40 minors identified as prostitutes in 2009, 30 in 2008, and 20 in 2007.
An estimated 35,000 children are forced into the prostitution industry in Colombia each year.
Up to 150 children enter the prostitution industry in Malaysia each year, according to children rights advocates. Customers pay up to $100 to have sex with a child in the country, double the price for sex with an adult prostitute.
Human trafficking of children in the US State of Texas led to 740 girls under the age of 18 to be advertised for sex in the month of November 2010. The prostitution advertisements were mainly seen in classified websites and escort services.
The average age of a child entering the prostitution industry in the United Kingdom fell to 13 at the start of 2011, down from the age of 15 in 2006.
Despite its reputation as a haven for international pedophiles, between 49 to 70 percent of prostitution customers in Cambodia are local residents. The study also found that 43 out of 44 former child prostitutes reported that their regular clients were Cambodian men.
The child prostitution industry in Brazil is filled with 250,000 children, according to UNICEF.
Child prostitution in Thailand led to 2,888 people being charged for having sex with minors who were under the age of 15.
Swedish citizens travel abroad to have sex with children around 4,000 to 5,000 times a year.