Revenue of the Legal Sex Trade in the Netherlands

The legal prostitution industry in the Netherlands generates $800 Million (625 Million Euros) a year.

There are about 8,000 women working as prostitutes, with 3,000 working behind a window.

The tax rate for workers in the prostitution industry in 33 percent.

Source: Anna Holligan, “Amsterdam’s prostitutes targeted by Dutch tax officials,” BBC News, March 20, 2011.