The Numbers Behind Prostitution

Prostitution is often referred to as the world’s oldest profession. The commercial sex industry includes street prostitution, massage brothels, escort services, outcall services, phone sex, strip clubs, lapdancing, adult and child pornography, video and internet pornography and sex tourism. That’s one hell of an industry! From street whores to high class hookers and from North America to the rest of the world; this business has enjoyed considerable growth and expansion throughout the years.

According to this somewhat shocking yet eye-opening infographic by Jason Powers (via, $1 will get you quite a ways (or more like YOUR WAY) in South Africa. Just think what $5 will get you!

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