An estimated 100,000 children fall victim to human sex trafficking in the United States each year, according to US Senator Richard Durbin. The Senator further stated that the average age that a girl enters prostitution in the United States is 13.
Prostitution in the Philippines employs between 60,000 to 100,000 children, according to the International Labor Organization.
According to a 2003 study, up to 20 percent of all Internet porn involves children.
A task force in Ohio reported that 1,000 children who were born in Ohio are forced to work in the prostitution industry.
One third of the prostitution industry in Cambodia is estimated to be children, according to End Child Prostitution, Abuse and Trafficking (ECPAT).
In 2006, official state documents in the US State of Louisiana shows that there were 35 confirmed cases of parents who were directly involved in the prostitution of their child
During the 2009 Super Bowl in Tampa between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Arizona Cardinals, Florida officials rescued 24 children who were working as prostitutes during the event.
More than 60 percent of children in orphanages in Nepal have living parents, according to a study. The high level of children with parents demonstrated abuses within the system where many children were trafficked for illegal adoptions.
In the years before the 2010 earthquake that struck Haiti, an estimated 2,000 children were believed to be trafficked out of the country each year.
Between 2000 to 2010, the average age of a girl entering the prostitution industry in India was between 10 to 14 years old. In previous decades, the average age of entry into prostitution was between 14 to 16 years old.