Homicide, Figure 11
Cost Estimates of Violent Deaths: Figures and Tables
Average Work Loss Costs per Homicide, by Age and Sex, United States, 2005
In 2005, the average work loss costs per homicide among males and females showed a similar pattern, with costs peaking at age group 20-24 years ($1.2 million for females and $1.4 million for males) and then declining with subsequent age groups. On average, females had lower work loss costs than males until age 60-64 years, when the work loss cost for men ($301,959) fell below that for women ($334,074).