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Table 5 Deaths, hospital utilization and costs from PM2.5 (Israel 2015)

From: Mortality, hospital days and expenditures attributable to ambient air pollution from particulate matter in Israel

  Total WHO WIDE MAXI
Deaths 44,354 1609 1908 2253
   3.6 % 4.3 % 5.1 %
Hospital days 5,172,000 183,276 348,039 591,014
   3.5 % 6.7 % 11.4 %
General Hospital Costs $4,495,153,288 $167,941,477 $318,918,656 $541,563,409
 As % of Gen Hosp costs   3.7 % 7.1 % 12.0 %
All Health Costs $22,432,880,000 $541,213,353 $1,027,757,036 $1,745,258,843
 As % of all health costs   2.4 % 4.6 % 7.8 %
Mortality Costs
 Friction costs $69,686,591 $2,461,150 $2,680,943 $3,366,447
Total Costs $22,502,566,591 $543,674,503 $1,030,437,979 $1,748,625,290
 % of GNP 7.6 % 0.18 % 0.35 % 0.59 %
Value of Statistical Life
(GNP per capita based)
$16,346,340,983 $583,629,920 $631,308,623 $796,589,039