Part 1 : Overview
- Sleep deprivation leads to massive productivity losses. 43% of employees in the US report being sleep deprived. Sleep deprivation costs employers $1967/employee per year, adding up to 1.23M lost working days (in US → source). Economic losses in the US are estimated at 2.2% of GDP, or $411B. Insomnia is responsible for $77.05B - $92.13B of those $411B in loses and is easily treatable. More on how $411B in losses occur bellow.
Full break down of productivity cost sources here (download PDF - look in chapter 4).
Sleep deprived : getting less than 7hrs of sleep per night (for adults in the working class).
In the US, 27% of people report having difficulty sleeping daily and 68% report having difficulty sleeping at least once a week.
PS: stats bellow pertain to the US.
- Sleep conditions (most common)
- Reason for insomnia (source)
- Characteristics of deprived (source)
- Probability distribution of traits in insomniacs (source)
- Extended outcome of poor sleep (source)
- Current Treatments / Substitutes (most used)
Summary of ⬆️
- Poor sleep has detrimental effects on your productivity and health over time.
- Sleep deprivation is linked to a few key disorders, most of which aren't easily cured. Insomnia is the most treatable sleep affecting disorder. It effects 22% of the population and causes $77.05B - $92.13B in productivity losses.