Below is the draft of countries around the world and each of their legal stances on prostitution. Prostitution is legal in most of these countries, limited in few, and illegal in some.

Country, Prostitution Status and Population 2019

1. Illegal

China-Illegal 1,433,783,686
Philippines- Illegal 108,116,615
Egypt-  Illegal 100,388,073
Iran-  Illegal 82,913,906
Thailand-  Illegal 69,625,582
South Africa-  Illegal 58,558,270
South Korea-  Illegal 51,225,308
Uganda-  Illegal 44,269,594
Iraq-  Illegal 39,309,783
Afghanistan-  Illegal 38,041,754
Saudi Arabia-  Illegal 34,268,528
Angola Illegal-  31,825,295
North Korea-  Illegal 25,666,161
Romania-  Illegal 19,364,557
Cambodia-  Illegal 16,486,542
Rwanda-  Illegal 12,626,950
Haiti-  Illegal 11,263,077
Jordan-  Illegal 10,101,694
United Arab Emirates-  Illegal 9,770,529
Liberia-  Illegal 4,937,374
Croatia-  Illegal 4,130,304
Jamaica-  Illegal 2,948,279
Albania-  Illegal 2,880,917
Lithuania-  Illegal 2,759,627
Trinidad And Tobago-  Illegal 1,394,973
Guyana-  Illegal 782,766
Suriname-  Illegal 581,372
Bahamas-  Illegal 389,482
Barbados-  Illegal 287,025
Saint Lucia-  Illegal 182,790
Grenada-  Illegal 112,003
Saint Vincent And The Grenadines-  Illegal 110,589
Antigua And Barbuda-  Illegal 97,118
Dominica-  Illegal 71,808
Saint Kitts And Nevis-  Illegal 52,823

2. Legal

India-  Legal 1,366,417,754
Indonesia-  Legal 270,625,568
Brazil-  Legal 211,049,527
Bangladesh-  Legal 163,046,161
Mexico-  Legal 127,575,529
Ethiopia- Legal 112,078,730
Germany-  Legal 83,517,045
Turkey- Legal 83,429,615
Italy- Legal 60,550,075
Kenya-  Legal 52,573,973
Colombia-  Legal 50,339,443
Spain- Legal 46,736,776
Argentina-  Legal 44,780,677
Poland-  Legal 37,887,768
Peru-  Legal 32,510,453
Venezuela- Legal 28,515,829
Chile- Legal 18,952,038
Guatemala- Legal 17,581,472
Ecuador-  Legal 17,373,662
Netherlands-  Legal 17,097,130
Senegal- Legal 16,296,364
Belgium-  Legal 11,539,328
Bolivia- Legal 11,513,100
Cuba-  Legal 11,333,483

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