Economic costs of sleep deprivation

Quartz follows up on linking to a NY Times article on sleep deprivation with the following basic facts:

7: Minimum hours of sleep you need to not be “sleep deprived.”

$680 billion: GDP lost to sleep deprivation each year in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, and Japan.

$80.8 billion: Projected size of the global sleep aid market in 2020.

$6.20: The price per hour of a pod in one of South Korea’s nap cafes. (Includes drinks.)

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