Table 2

Estimated costs of delirium in Australia in 2016–2017, by age and gender group, £ million or %

Age/ genderFinancial costWell-being costTotal% of total
DeliriumDementia due to deliriumDeliriumDementia due to delirium
Male
 <6515.019.534.51
 65–698.17.912.65.133.71
 70–7457.522.326.818.2124.83
 75–8981.948.243.767.6241.46
 80–84124.667.989.5126.3408.410
 85+233.5154.1260.6368.21016.324
Female
 <6514.718.733.41
 65–697.09.810.87.234.81
 70–7452.214.622.413.8103.02
 75–7981.047.139.772.2240.06
 80–84121.971.180.3144.0417.410
 85+243.3232.9369.4729.01574.637
Overall1040.8675.7994.11551.64262.2100
% of total24162336100