Sex Trade Revenue in Rio de Janeiro

in Transnational Crime

The largest open-air red-light district in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil sees about 4,000 customers each day.

An estimated $7.6 Million (12 Million Brazilian Reals) in revenue is generated each year in that single district.

(Sex prices around the world.)

Source: Tom Phillips, “Rio prostitutes fret over facelift for World Cup and Olympics,” Guardian, August 8, 2010.

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