Report

A problem worth solving: the rising cost of musculoskeletal conditions in Australia

27 Aug 2013
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Key findings include:

  • $55.1 billion cost to the Australian economy, including direct health costs, lost productivity and reduced quality of life
  • 6.1 million Australians already affected, of which 58% are of working age in peak income earning years (25-64 years)
  • 43% growth in musculoskeletal cases projected over the next two decades, including a surge in older Australians living with the conditions

This report was produced by Arthritis Victoria and Osteoporosis Victoria based on analysis by Deloitte Access Economics

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2013
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