Economic Impact of Drugs and Prostitution in the Netherlands

Government officials in the Netherlands reported that the legalized trade of drugs and prostitution in Amsterdam and across the country contributes $3.4 Billion (€2.5 Billion) to the national economy. The two industries contribute to 0.4 percent of the Netherlands GDP. Statistics Netherlands stated that most of the consumption of the services is domestic and takes… Continue reading Economic Impact of Drugs and Prostitution in the Netherlands

Older Women Entering Prostitution Industry in South Korea

A BBC report stated that many women in their 50s, 60s and 70s in South Korea are offering sexual services to elderly men in order to survive. The women gather in Jongmyo Park in Seoul where they offer Bacchus energy drinks for sale. Retired men who gather in the park purchase the energy drink and… Continue reading Older Women Entering Prostitution Industry in South Korea

Economic Value of Prostitution and Illegal Drugs in the UK

According to data released by the Office for National Statistics, the prostitution market in the United Kingdom is worth $8.8 Billion, and the illegal drugs market in the UK is worth $7.3 Billion. The ONS calculates that there are  58,000 prostitutes working across the entire United Kingdom. (Number of prostitutes in the world.) The two… Continue reading Economic Value of Prostitution and Illegal Drugs in the UK

Human Trafficking and Prostitution in Massachusetts

A sworn affidavit by a special agent with Homeland Security stated that gangs in Boston, Massachusetts are turning away from drug dealing and are increasing its activities in the human trafficking and prostitution markets due to its profitability. Several experts interviewed by the Boston Herald stated that prostitution is currently the number one way for… Continue reading Human Trafficking and Prostitution in Massachusetts

Human Trafficking in Switzerland in 2013

According to statistics released by security agencies in Switzerland, there were 61 cases of human trafficking reported in the country in 2013. Most of the trafficking cases dealt with sexual exploitation. The number of cases reported was lower than the 78 human trafficking cases reported in 2012. In 2012, statistics showed that people from Romania,… Continue reading Human Trafficking in Switzerland in 2013

Prostitution in Denmark

There are an estimated 3,200 prostitutes working in Denmark, according to estimates by security officials and researchers. Nearly half of the prostitutes are immigrants to the country. (Number of prostitutes by country.) Between 260,000 and 285,000 men in Denmark have admitted in surveys to have used the services of prostitutes. This corresponds to 15.5 percent… Continue reading Prostitution in Denmark

Price at Black Strip Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina

According to user submitted data to Havocscope, the cost to hire a prostitute at the strip club Black in Buenos Aires, Argentina costs over $300. Based on the information submitted, the entry fee to enter the club is $30. While in the club, the cost to buy a drink for the women costs $100. Once… Continue reading Price at Black Strip Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Earning and Prices of a Prostitution Ring in France

An Air France executive was arrested was running a prostitution ring in France. The executive would bring in girls from Brazil into France while claiming that the girls were family members. By claiming that the girls were related to him, the executive was able to fly them to France at the family-member discount rate of… Continue reading Earning and Prices of a Prostitution Ring in France

Hostess Earnings in Ginza, Tokyo

Media reports from Japan state that a woman working at a hostess club in the high-end entertainment city of Ginza, Japan, can make over $19,500 (2 Million Japanese Yen) a month. A top hostess who is able to bring in numerous high- spending customers is able to earn up to $97,000 (10 Million Yen) a… Continue reading Hostess Earnings in Ginza, Tokyo