Number of Prostitutes in New Zealand

In 2011, there were about 3,500 prostitutes working across New Zealand. 1,700 prostitutes are reported to be working in Auckland.

Prostitution was decriminalized in 2003 in New Zealand.

See the number of prostitutes in other countries here.

Source: Neil Sands, “NZ’s brothels gear up for busy World Cup,” Sydney Morning Herald, September 4, 2011.