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Table 4 The proportion of people out of the labour force, and the financial impact on Australia’s GDP amongst people with cancer (weighted)

From: Labour force participation and the cost of lost productivity due to cancer in Australia

  Estimated number NILF Total people with cancer % NILF/total people with cancer Difference in GDP AU$ million
Total
  50,100 108,900 46% $1738 million
Sex
 Male 19900a 46,600 43% $690 million
 Female 30300a 62,300 49% $1051 million
Age
 25–44 years 6900 18,500 37% $239 million
 45–64 years 43,200 90,400 48% $1499 million
Educational attainment
 Non-tertiary 42,100 75,500 56% $1460 million
 Tertiary 7500 30,100 25% $260 million
Rurality
 Major cities 32,100 74,500 43% $1114 million
 Other areas 18,000 34,400 52% $624 million
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