Spain Tries to Calculate Sex Workers’ Contribution to GDP Reply

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Officials from Spain’s National Statistics Institute have asked brothel-keepers’ organisation for estimate of total earnings

Officials from Spain’s National Statistics Institute (INI) have been calling on the national brothel-keepers’ organisation in an effort to assess the contribution that prostitution makes to GDP. The almost impossible task of calculating the money generated by the oldest profession is being undertaken to conform with a European edict demanding that member states declare the percentage of GDP derived from illegal activities such as the sex trade, drug and people trafficking and contraband. Countries have until 2016 to comply.

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Read more on The Guardian.com: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/09/spain-prostitution-gdp-estimate

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