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Table 2 The costs of the case avoided to the State and victim (best case scenario) (Table 4 provides the sources of data used for the costs)

From: A victim-centred cost–benefit analysis of a stalking prevention programme

What could have happened (costs avoided) Benefit/cost ratio
Indirect costs to the victim7 £ 71,438.41  
Costs to the state for violence with injury8 £ 20,179.26  
Total costs to state £ 20,179.26 2.8
Total costs to victim £ 71,438.41 3.5