The Ministry of Public Security officially reported that there were 5,900 cases of child trafficking in China in 2010. Outside experts believe the number to be higher.
An NGO reported in 2011 that it has identified around 620 teenagers who are working as prostitutes in Israel. The organization, Elem, previously reported finding 126 teenage prostitutes in 2010 and said that the higher number was due to stepped up efforts.
Between April 2009 and November 2011, authorities in Scotland identified 74 people who were victims of human trafficking, with 19 victims being children.
Street gang MS-13 was operating an underage prostitution ring where girls as young as 12 were working as prostitutes. Men would pay between $40 to $100 for 15 to 30 minuets of sex. The price for the sex was depending on how young the girl was, with sex with younger girls costing more. A gang member who acted as the pimp would carry a machete in order to ensure that the customer paid and was not violent with the girl.
Police in China shut down a baby trafficking ring in eastern China were at least 17 babies were known to have been sold. The baby boys were being sold for $$7,887 (50,000 Yuan), while girls were being sold for $4,732 (30,000 Yuan). The news report stated that the prices received for the babies are higher then the annual earnings that the families would receive from farming.
According to a human trafficking victim support organization in Romania, between 1999 and 2003 70 percent of victims in Romania were over the age of 18, with 30 percent being girls under age. In 2011, the organization reported that the percentage has switched, with 70 percent of human trafficking victims in their care being under the age of 18.
Out of the 202 children identified in the United Kingdom as victims of human trafficking in the first 9 months of 2011, over 25 percent of the children were trafficked for sexual purposes. Most of the children were between the ages of 14 to 16, and were mostly female.
In 2011, an estimated 10,000 children in the United Kingdom were being sexually exploited by groups of men or gangs. The children were believed to be given gifts in order to attract the child, and then passed along between members of the group.
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.
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.