12 Shocking Facts About Prostitution In America You Had No Clue About

Prostitution - #9 and #10 will surprise you

12 Shocking Facts About Prostitution In America You Had No Clue About
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How do you feel about a job profile that, despite being an enormous money-maker, is considered a Taboo in our entire society? Prostitution is not only one of the most ancient of occupations but, is also one of the most profitable businesses in America.

Even when it is underground, the Red-Light districts provide America as the most significant industry. Out of 42 million prostitutes in the world, one million belongs to the US. But it's not like girls who land up in these careers choose to do so - but are mostly stumbled on that road forced by their situations. They don't find a way out even if they want to.

Prostitution is also unregulated as it is illegal. Mostly it is happening behind the closed doors. There are some facts that you must know about the sex trade industry of United States Of America.

1. It is considered as the most dangerous profession.

1. It is considered as the most dangerous profession.

Prostitution is the most dangerous profession considered in America - and rightly so. Their death ratio is quite high as the prostitutes get attacked physically on an average of once per month. Apart from that, the sex workers also have to deal with injuries.

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2. Online prostitution is on its peak.

2. Online prostitution is on its peak.
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Maximum sex trade/deals are being made over the Internet. The main reason behind this is the security for businesses and employees. It provides an ease of service. The online forum attracts different clientele - one that is mostly having deep pockets. Prostitutes don't even have to stand on streets; they directly get instant messages from the client with details attached.

3. The reasons behind why men need their 'services':

3. The reasons behind why men need their 'services':
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It is falsely claimed that men hire 'escorts' because they're not physically satisfied. It is indeed a reason, but only standing up to the top 3rd reason for the same. People hire prostitutes mainly because they have a sudden urge to have sex and to fulfil that immediately. Sometimes they do it because they have a desire for a particular race or a quirky fetish that they want to experiment with.

4. Big bucks are involved.

4. Big bucks are involved.
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In many American countries, cash is flowing through sex industry much more than drugs and guns. Yupp. Drugs and guns are not the biggest problems of America. Regarding income with a sex trade, Atlanta leads with $290 million. A pimp makes an average of $32,833 per week in Atlanta.

5. What is the top site for advertising sex work?

5. What is the top site for advertising sex work?
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People claim Craigslist as the top website that promotes sex work, but that isn't entirely true. In the year 2012, it was noted that Backpage.com left them all behind by making $21 million in a year, which is higher than what Craigslist makes.

6. They just try to get by.

6. They just try to get by.
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Most of the sex workers have graduated high school, and some have even gone to universities. They are only motivated (for the lack of a better word) to enter this profession for earning more money and help their families out. It's not that they don't want to escape this quick-sand - but those who do, return after leaving mainly because it becomes difficult for them to fit in the regular lifestyle, and they have to support their families.

7. It might be a family affair.

7. It might be a family affair.
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Many have entered the profession as they know one of their family members is, or had been, in pimping or prostitution. They have looked their mother, father, aunts, uncle, and many people, they chose the same for themselves as they had similar views toward the industry.

8. Girls can't refuse their clients.

8. Girls can't refuse their clients.
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Prostitutes are not allowed to refuse clients. Even when the customer looks creepy and weird, they have to deal with them. When the customer enters the brothel, every girl has to line up, and the client has the choice to pick anyone from them. Prostitutes graciously accept the client without any single word.

9. The background of the customers will surprise you.

9. The background of the customers will surprise you.
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The customers base may surprise you. People of all races participate in such activities. Professionals like judges, lawyers, teachers and even officers of law enforcement are involved.

10. Prostitution is not just underground.

10. Prostitution is not just underground.
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Prostitution might fail if it does not have some legal entities like the lawyer, law enforcement officers and places like hotels. Many people are involved as everyone wants to make a little money on the side.

11. Prostitution In Nevada

11. Prostitution In Nevada
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Nevada is one of the most famous places to have brothels. Although prostitution is not legalized in Nevada yet, it is one of the most famous places to have brothels. They can't work on streets. Well, it doesn't mean that they don't walk on streets of Vegas, but they are not working in legalized manner. Prostitution, outside licensed brothels, is considered a misdemeanour.

12. Prices for the services:

12. Prices for the services:
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There are people who are ready to pay anything at a legalized brothel. These don't have any fix prices to serve. Sometimes they set some prices, and that can be negotiated. Their approximate rates are $200 for 40 minutes, $300 for one hour, $500 for two hours, $700.00 for an hour of a couple's party, and $2,000 for overnight stays.