Number of Prostitutes in Ireland

The organization Ruhama reported in 2011 that there are an estimated 1,000 women and girls working in the sex trade across the Republic of Ireland.

In 2010, there was a 9 percent increase in the number of women working as street prostitutes.

The organization helped 204 women who were victims of human trafficking and prostitution in 2010, a 4 percent increase from the previous year. The women served by the organization came from 31 countries.

(Number of prostitutes in the world.)

Source: “More women involved in prostitution – report,” RTE News, August 22, 2011.