Prostitution in: Austria

General Information about country, people, geography and climate can be gotten from the CIA World Factbook entry.

Legal Situation: Prostitution is legal in all but one provinces (Vorarlberl); the mayor of a city can (and usually does) allow it in certain parts of town. Prostitutes have to be registered and need to undergo biweekly health checks and have to pay income taxes.

The age of consent: heterosexual: 14, male homosexual: 18, female homosexual: not addressed by law, but in practice as heteros

There are still three discriminating paragraphs concerning the legal situation of homosexuals ("advertisement for sexual deviation", "age of consent", "prohibition of organizations"); prosecutions only for age-of-consent, the other two are considered dead law Finding prostitutes: Magazines with informations: "SOZ" and "Maenner Magazin" both include pictures, phone - numbers, addresses of prostitutes in Austria and are available in approximately 30% of all newspaper stores.

Contributed articles and links


The above review is slightly outdated.  If you would like recent up-to-date reviews from around the world, click here!  World Sex Archives is the world's largest interactive database dedicated to the subject of prostitution and sex tourism.   There are 1000's of recent reports from around the world and hundreds of photographs of real prostitutes.  Come join the fun today by clicking here!

Top - Countries - Search - Usenet search for "Austria"

The World Sex Guide at worldsexguide.org. Last update: 1998/07/21. Send material to Atta.
©1994-98 by Atta. Permission is granted to freely copy, modify, and distribute this document in whole or in part, provided that it is not done for profit and that this entire copyright notice remains attached.
ght notice remains attached.