255 children were referred to the criminal justice system as victims of child sex trafficking between June 2009 and July 2011 in the U.S. State of Atlanta, Georgia.
Between 300,000 to 400,000 women from the Philippines fall victim to human trafficking at any given time, according to government estimates. Children who are trafficked number between 60,0000 to 100,000.
Between 2009 and July 2011, the criminal justice system in China handled over 39,000 cases of human trafficking . The cases invovled over 14,000 women and over 8,700 children, according to state media.
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.
According to the National Referral Mechanism in the United Kingdom, 1,254 cases of potential human trafficking victims were identified in the country between April 2009 and December 2010. 322 cases involved children.
An estimated 35,000 children are forced into the prostitution industry in Colombia each year.
Up to 10 children are sold each day to traffickers in Nigeria, according to the United Nations. Depending on the sex of the baby, babies are sold for up to $6,400.
According to members of the British Parliament, children are being sold on the streets of the United Kingdom for $25,000 (16,000 British Pounds) by traffickers.
In a country in China, government officials paid families $155 for children who were turned over to the welfare agency under the guise of the one child policy. The agency then received $3,000 per child when the child was put up for adoption in the international adoption market.
Children in Haiti were being sold for as little as one euro in 2011 by parents to child traffickers.