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Table 5 Summary of skin cancer costing studies, Australia, England, Sweden and New Zealand

From: Estimating the economic costs of skin cancer in New South Wales, Australia

Study Country Year and currency Cases Direct cost (million) Indirect costs (million) Total cost (million) Cost per case Equivalent AUD $2010
Morris England 2002 UK pounds       
Melanoma    6062 £24 £114 £138 £22,835 $67,537
NMSC    50,394 £97 £5 £101 £2014 $5955
Skin cancer    56,456 £121 £119 £240 £4249 $12,567
Tinghog Sweden 2005 Euros       
Melanoma    2122 € 22 € 58 € 80 € 37,545 $66,738
NMSC    36,262 € 31 € 5 € 36 € 998 $1775
Skin cancer    38,384 € 53 € 63 € 116 € 3019 $5366
O’Dea New Zealand 2007/8 NZ dollar       
Melanoma    1982 $6 $59 $65 $32,795 $30,326
NMSC    67,000 $51 $7 $58 $867 $802
Skin cancer    68,982 $57 $66 $123 $1785 $1650
AIHW Australia 1993-94 AUD       
Melanoma    6954 $66   $66 $9433 $14,805
NMSC    243,691 $232   $232 $953 $1496
Skin cancer    250,645 $298   $298 $1189 $1865
AIHW Australia 2000-01 AUD       
Melanoma    8885 $30   $30 $3376 $4561
NMSC    364,140 $264   $264 $725 $979
Skin cancer    373,025 $294   $294 $788 $1065
  1. Source: Morris et al. (2009) [31], Tinghog et al. (2008) [29], O’Dea (2009) [30]