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The Costs of Caregiving

Total estimated annual costs to employers for all full-time employed caregivers according to the MetLife Caregiving Cost Study: Productivity Losses to U.S. Business, 2006, U.S. MetLife Mature Market Institute

April 10, 2007
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The Costs of Caregiving

 Cost per employeeTotal cost to U.S. employers
Replacing employees$413$6,585,310,888
Absenteeism$320$5,096,925,912
Partial absenteeism$121$1,923,730,754
Workday interruptions$394$6,282,281,750
Elder-care crisis$238$3,799,217,477
Supervisor time$113 $1,796,385,842
Unpaid leave$212$3,377,082,202
Full-time to part-time$299$4,758,135,522
Total$2,110$33,619,070,346
Total estimated annual costs to employers for all full-time employed caregivers in the MetLife Caregiving Cost Study: Productivity Losses to U.S. Business, 2006, U.S. MetLife Mature Market Institute


 

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