“So you mean if I have 1,000 employees I have a $1,000,000 problem?”
Butler Business Solutions (Edmonton)
A British Columbia study on family violence and the workplace estimated the annual cost in that province alone to be $1,000,000,000 (billion) per year.
BC Ministry of Women’s Health
Direct tangible costs to the British economy 4.4 billion British pounds
- 1 billion for criminal justice
- 176 million for mental illness
- 250 million in social services
- 160 million for housing
- Each of the more than 100 domestic homicides in Britain costs taxpayers 1.1 million pounds
Sylvia Walby UNESCO 2004
The costs of homicide, rape, physical assault and stalking alone cost the US economy $5.8 billion per year.
US Center for Disease Control
Medical treatment alone for victims reporting DV $1.8 billion.
US Journal of Family Practice
7.9 million paid workdays lost per year through DV.
US National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Staff absenteeism and replacement costs alone $30 million. Total direct and indirect costs to business sector in Australia $1 billion.
Parliamentary Library of Australia