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The Economic Costs of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in the United States - 1992

Appendix B, Table B.5

Productivity Losses for Victims of Crime by Type of Crime, 1992

Percent Due To: Productivity Losses*
(millions of dollars)
Type of Crime Number
(000's)
Average Work Days Lost Alcohol Abuse Drug Abuse Alcohol Abuse Drug Abuse Total Alcohol and Drug

Rape

141 4.6 22.5 2.4 19 2 21

Assault

5,255 3.7 30.0 5.1 776 132 908

Robbery

1,226 4.4 3.4 27.2 24 195 220

Burglary

4,757 1.7 3.6 30.0 39 323 361

Larceny

20,312 1.7 2.8 29.6 129 1359 1,488

Auto Theft

1,959 2.7 3.5 6.8 25 48 72

Total

33,650       1,012 2,059 3,071

Source: U.S. Department of Justice (1994g), table 3.4, p. 249.
Note: Components may not sum to totals because of rounding.
*Based on average value of productivity of $133 per day.


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