An estimated 700,000 women work as prostitutes across the European Union.
There were a total of 650 coffeeshops in the Netherlands that sold small amounts of cannabis in 2010. A majority of the coffeeshops were located in North and South provinces.
Up to 40 percent of Amsterdam’s 16 million tourists each year are estimated to be drug tourists and visit the coffee shops where marijuana is sold.
The legal prostitution industry in the Netherlands generates $800 Million (625 Million Euros) a year.
The United States, Japan, United Kingdom, France, and the Netherlands purchased 11.7 million cubic meters of timber worth $8.4 Billion that was cut down by illegal logging activities in 2008.
Cigarette smuggling in the Netherlands lead to the seizure 209 million cigarettes worth 36.3 Million Euros. The number of black market cigarettes seized in the country was up from the 204 million seized in 2008.
Police in the Netherlands rescued nearly 500 women in 2009 who were victims of human trafficking.
Human trafficking in the Netherlands leads to an estimated 3,000 cases annually. In the prostitution industry of the Netherlands, there are about 30,000 prostitutes working in the industry. 15 percent of all men in the country use their services at least once each year.
Black market trash smuggling consists of an estimated 16 percent of all trash exports of a port in Rotterdam.
The cost to legally incinerate trash in the Netherlands is 4 times more expensive than to smuggle it to China on the black market for illegal dumping.