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Table 5 Cost of dementia care (informal/formal) in Australia 2010 - 2040 with and without interventions ($A billion dollars 2010 equivalent)

From: Who pays and who benefits? How different models of shared responsibilities between formal and informal carers influence projections of costs of dementia management

  No intervention Delay progression (2 yr) Delay onset (2 yr)
  Informal Formal Total Informal Formal Total Informal Formal Total
2010 3.2 5.0 8.2 . . . . . .
2020 5.1 7.8 12.9 4.5 7.8 12.3 4.8 6.5 11.3
2030 8.0 11.7 19.7 7.1 11.7 18.7 7.2 9.6 16.8
2040 11.6 16.7 28.3 10.2 16.6 26.8 10.5 13.8 24.3