- In 2000, 22% of foreign tourists came to Cambodia for sex.(World Bank)
- As of 2002, an estimated 20,000-30,000 Vietnamese women are in Cambodia as sex workers. (World Bank)
- From the following website: http://www.cwasu.org/page_display.asp?pageid=STATS&pagekey=95&itemkey=97
|Country Data on Prostitution and Trafficking in women and girls|
|Belgium||An estimated 28,000 prostitutes, about half from abroad, mainly Western Europe. 2,000 foreign prostitutes in Belgium are from developing countries and Central and Eastern Europe.|
|Cambodia||An estimated 10,000-20,000 women and children in prostitution in Phnom Penh, a city of 1 million; up to 35% of them have been smuggled into Cambodia from China or Vietnam.|
|Dominican Republic||An estimated 50,000 women from the Dominican Republic overseas in the sex industry.|
|Ghana||In Accra alone, there are 125 brothels where young girls are forced into prostitution.|
|India||An estimated 10 million prostitutes in India. Around 160,000 Nepalese women are held in India's brothels.
Indonesia At least 650,000 prostitutes in Indonesia; 30% are children.
|Italy||An estimated 19,000-25,000 foreign prostitutes; approximately 2,000 have been trafficked.|
|Israel||An estimated 70% of prostituted women in Tel Aviv come from the former Soviet republics, and about 1,000 women are brought into Israel illegally each year.|
|Mexico||An estimated 5,000 children are currently involved in prostitution, pornography and sex-tourism in Mexico.|
|Philippines||An estimated 400,000 women in prostitution, a quarter of whom are children. 150,000 Filipina women have been trafficked into prostitution in Japan.|
|Taiwan||An estimated 60,000 female child prostitutes aged 12-17.|
|Tanzania||There are at least 800 children in prostitution in Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Singida.|
|Ukraine||More than 100,000 Ukrainian women, many of them minors, have been trapped and enslaved as prostitutes in the West; 1,000 Ukrainian women are in prostitution in Poland.|
Source: Hughes, D. (1999) Pimps and Predators on the Internet: Globalising the Sexual Exploitation of Women and Children, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women. View a summary of the report at the CATW website.
- Also see: http://www.humantrafficking.org/