The prostitution industry in the US City of Seattle has an estimated 300 to 500 child prostitutes working the streets.
According to the United States Department of Justice, the average age when a girl in the US enters the prostitution industry is 13.
In 2008, an FBI investigation found over 2,800 child prostitution ads on Craigslist.
The prostitution industry in Las Vegas had about 1,500 children from 40 different states working as prostitutes over a 13 year period.
UNICIEF reported that more than 16,000 children are engaged in prostitution in Mexico, with the largest number of minors working in tourist areas.
Human trafficking in Mongolia finds 3,000 to 5,000 victims each year. A majority of the human trafficking victims are women and children who end up working in the prostitution industry. Mongolian victims are trafficked to countries as far away as Germany, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates.
Between 200 to 300 adolescents and teenagers are working as prostitutes in the US city of Atlanta each month, according to the Juvenile Justice Funds.
The average age of a child prostitute’s first sex act is between 10 to 14.
According to Reuters in 2007, “traffickers are selling children in India for amounts that are often lower than the cost of animals and most of them end up working as laboreres or commercial sex workers.”
The article stated that buffaloes may cost up to $350, while child who are trafficked are sold between $12 and $45.
Estimated number of children working as prostitutes in Las Vegas.