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DMST Statistics: long form

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) is an under reported, underground crime. The data on the subject is ever changing, hard to obtain and often just a snapshot in time, or particular to a specific region. The following statistics are the best currently available from credible sources.

CURRENT DMST Statistics

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) is an under reported, underground crime. The data on the subject is ever changing, hard to obtain and often just a snapshot in time, or particular to a specific region. The following statistics are the best currently available from credible sources.


  • Child sex trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world. - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

  • There are currently 79,000 young adults and minors being sex trafficked in Texas. - University of Texas

  • Texas has the second most reported number of child sex trafficking cases in the US. - Polaris Project

  • Houston is the worst city in the country, with the highest number of reported child sex trafficking cases. - Polaris Project

  • There are less than 600 beds available nationwide for child sex trafficking survivors’ long term recovery from trauma. -US Justice Department & Tegna Stations research

  • There are less than 600 beds available nationwide for child sex trafficking survivors, but we have over 13,000 animal shelters.

  • Prior to the opening of The Refuge Ranch, Texas only had 24 beds available for child survivors’ long term recovery from trauma.. - The Refuge / Texas Governor’s Office

  • 1 of 7 missing children are likely victims of sex trafficking. - National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)

  • 88% of reported child sex trafficking victims were in the care of social services or foster care when they went missing. - NCMEC

  • The average age a young girl is lured or forced in sex trafficking is just 15 years old. - NCMEC

  • There was 846% increase in reported child sex trafficking cases from 2010 to 2015. - NCMEC

  • 83% of victims in confirmed sex-trafficking incidents were identified as U.S. citizens. - US State Department

  • Worldwide, child sex trafficking is $20 billion dollar industry, according to the United Nations’ International Labour Organization.

  • Sex trafficking, according to the United Nations’ International Labour Organization, is a $99 billion a year industry. The exploitation of more than 1 million children accounts for more than 20 percent of those profits.

  • The United Nation’s International Labour Organization estimated in 2014 that sex traffickers raked in about $99 billion a year in profits. (The ILO also estimates that about 21 million people are victims of forced labor and 4.5 million are trapped in the commercial sex trade. An estimated 900,000 to 1.2 million of those sex slaves are children).