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
  • 275 Milion
    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.
  • Americans spend
    $998 billion
    (average of $3,600/person)
    on health care. Effective stress reduction can reduce
    insurance premiums by an average of
    33% ($1,200/person)
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