The Economic Cost of Sleep Disorders

SLEEP, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2006

“The overall cost of in Australia in 2004 (population: 20.1 million) was $7494 million. This comprised direct health costs
of $146 million for sleep disorders and $313 million for associated conditions, $1956 million for work-related injuries associated with sleep disorders (net of health costs), $808 million for private motor vehicle accidents
(net of health costs), $1201 million for other productivity losses, $100 million for the real costs associated with raising alternative taxation revenue,
and $2970 million for the net cost of suffering.

The overall cost of sleep disorders in Australia in 2004 (population: 20.1 million) was $7494 million. This comprised direct health costs of $146 million for sleep disorders and $313 million for associated conditions, $1956 million for work-related injuries associated with sleep disorders (net of health costs), $808 million for private motor vehicle accidents (net of health costs), $1201 million for other productivity losses, $100 million for the real costs associated with raising alternative taxation revenue, and $2970 million for the net cost of suffering.”

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