Stress By The numbers
Behaviors and outcomes related to the stress response can be a very costly for today's workforce and business owners. These unbudgeted costs appear as occupational injuries, lost productivity, absenteeism, and increased insurance premiums with a great potential impact to your company's bottom line.
- Employees lose one hour or more per day of productivity due to stress related issues.
For every dollar spent on wellness programs:Medical costs fall by approximately $3.27
- Absenteeism costs fall by approximately $2.73
Working days are lost each year in the US due to stress-related absenteeism.
Businesses in the US lose
$150 billion annually
due to stress-related costs.
An investment in employee health and wellness initiatives has the potential to save US business
$1 trillion over the next
decade in benefits costs.
(average of $3,600/person)
on health care. Effective stress reduction can reduce
insurance premiums by an average of