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Table 7 Cumulative expected losses to 2070 with no climate change

From: Risk-based cost-benefit analysis of climate adaptation measures for Australian contemporary houses under extreme winds

 Design wind classificationCumulative expected losses E(L) and risk reduction ∆R
No adaptationRFWSWRIW
(a) No construction defects
 BrisbaneN2$7364$6807 (8%)$292 (96%)$3260 (56%)$5870 (20%)
N3$5738$5387 (6%)$191 (97%)$4997 (13%)$4905 (15%)
 MelbourneN1$2381$2270 (5%)$8 (99%)$2153 (10%)$2009 (16%)
N2$3069$2926 (5%)$10 (99%)$1344 (56%)$2567 (16%)
(b) With construction defects
 BrisbaneN2$8995$8512 (5%)$337 (96%)$3875 (57%)$7456 (17%)
N3$7106$6707 (6%)$267 (96%)$6335 (11%)$5904 (17%)
 MelbourneN1$2475$2409 (3%)$8 (99%)$2331 (10%)$2062 (17%)
N2$3251$3162 (3%)$12 (99%)$1481 (55%)$2648 (18%)