The economic cost of sleep disorders in Australia
Deloitte Access Economics was commissioned by the Sleep Health Foundation to estimate the cost of sleep disorders. The analysis found the total cost associated with sleep disorders in Australia in FY17 is $66.3 billion.
Re-awakening Australia - The economic cost of sleep disorders in Australia
Sleep disorders are a large and under-recognised problem in Australia. This report focuses on three of the most well recognised and researched sleep disorders, since these account for the majority of sleep impacts studied. These are obstructive sleep apnoea, restless legs syndrome and primary insomnia.
The total cost associated with sleep disorders in Australia was estimated at $36.4 billion ($27.0 billion to $42.8 billion). Indirect financial costs associated with sleep disorders and conditions attributable to them were estimated to be $4.3 billion in 2010.