GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Child Sex Trafficking Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"1 in 7 runaways in the US are likely victims of child sex trafficking."

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"Human trafficking is the third largest international crime industry, grossing $32 billion yearly."

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"The average age a child is introduced into sex trafficking is between 12 and 14 years old."

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"Approximately 300,000 American children are at risk of being trafficked for sex in the United States."

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"Trafficking for sex is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world."

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"In 2019, over 1,000 suspects were arrested in the US on child sex trafficking charges."

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"Globally, nearly 2 million children are exploited in the sex trade."

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"Females make up 70% of all the trafficked victims globally - majority being trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation."

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"100,000-150,000 sex trafficking victims in the U.S. with an average life span of 7 years in the industry."

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"80% of those sold into sexual slavery are under 24, and some are as young as six years old."

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"In 2016, 4,460 cases of child sex trafficking were reported to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children."

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"In 2018, the Internet Crime Complaint Center received 18,500 reports of child sex trafficking."

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"In 2019, 63% of federally identified cases in the US were sex trafficking cases involving only children."

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"In the U.S, 84% of sex trafficking victims are U.S. citizens."

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"83% of child sex trafficking cases handled by federally funded task forces involved U.S. citizen child victims."

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"There are 5.5 million child victims of forced labor and child trafficking worldwide."

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"In 2016, an estimated one out of six endangered runaways reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were likely child sex trafficking victims."

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