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Table 2 Estimates of the economic cost of alcohol consumption in Thailand 2006

From: The economic costs of alcohol consumption in Thailand, 2006

  Million baht * (2006)
Direct cost  
Health care cost 5,491.2
Law enforcement cost 242.4
   - Court cost 156
   - Police cost 86.4
Cost of property damage due to traffic accident 779.4
Indirect cost  
Cost of productivity loss  
   - Cost of productivity loss due to premature mortality 104,127.9
   - Cost of productivity loss due to reduced productivity 45,464.6
Total costs in million baht 156,105.4
Total cost as % of GDP 1.99
Total per capita (baht per capita) 2,391.3
Total per capita ($US PPP per capita)* 147.47
Total costs in million $US (PPP) 2006* 9627.22
  1. *16.215 baht = $US (PPP) 1