Workplace stress infographic2019-01-16T07:19:13+00:00

Infographic: workplace stress survey

Discover the full results of CIPHR’s survey of commuters

Full ‘Stressed at work’ survey infographic

Headline statistics from our commuter ‘Stressed at work’ survey

Q1. Do you frequently arrive for work stressed?

Yes (53.75%)

53%

Yes

No (46.25%)

47%

No

Q2. How do you travel to work?

Public transport (25%)

25%

Public transport

Car (58.25%)

58%

Car

Cycle (2.25%)

2%

Cycle

Walk (13.75%)

14%

Walk

Lift share (0.75%)

1%

Lift share

Q3. Approximately, how much time do you spend commuting to work each morning?

0-15 minutes (20.50%)

20%

0-15 minutes

16-30 minutes (40.50%)

41%

16-30 minutes

31-60 minutes (31.75%)

32%

31-60 minutes

61-90 minutes (6.25%)

6%

61-90 minutes

More than 90 minutes (1%)

1%

More than 90 minutes

Q4. What causes you stress before work?

The commute (25.24%)

25%

The commute

Family problems (13.25%)

13%

Family problems

Work anxieties (24.27%)

24%

Work anxieties

Challenges outside of work (14.37%)

15%

Challenges outside of work

Childcare arrangements (5.3%)

5%

Childcare arrangements

Financial problems (17.57%)

18%

Financial problems

Q5. Do you think your work is impacted by being stressed before you start work?

Yes (52.75%)

53%

Yes

No (31.25%)

31%

No

Unsure (16%)

16%

Unsure

Q6. Do you have time to relax before starting work in the morning?

Yes (40%) 40
No (60%) 60

Q7. Do you undertake any stress relieving tactics before starting work?

Yes (11.75%)

12%

Yes

No (64.75%)

65%

No

Sometimes (22%)

22%

Sometimes

Unsure (1.5%)

1%

Unsure

Q8. If you answered ‘yes’ to the previous question, what stress reliving tactics do you use before work?

Exercise (16.22%)

16%

Exercise

Meditation/Mindfullness (29.73%)

30%

Meditation/Mindfullness

Prayer (8.11%)

8%

Prayer

Reading/watching television (12.16%)

12%

Reading/watching television

Enjoying a tea/coffee (29.73%)

30%

Enjoying a tea/coffee

Other (4.05%)

4%

Other

Q9. Do you think stress before work impacts your productivity in a negative way?

Yes (59.75%)

60%

Yes

No (25.5%)

25%

No

Unsure (14.75%)

15%

Unsure

Q10. Do you think stress related to your commute is impacting your job satisfaction?

Yes (45.75%)

46%

Yes

No (42.5%)

42%

No

Unsure (11.75%)

12%

Unsure

Q11. Do you think stress related to your commute is impacting how your colleagues perceive you?

Yes (33%)

33%

Yes

No (51%)

51%

No

Unsure (16%)

16%

Unsure

Q12. Would you take a pay cut if you were allowed to work from home more frequently to reduce stress levels before work?

Yes (49%)

49%

Yes

No (51%)

51%

No

Q13. Do you have a flexible working agreement in place with your employer to alleviate some stress before work?

Yes (30.25%)

30%

Yes

No (47.5%)

48%

No

No, but I would like to (22.25%)

22%

No, but I would like to

The survey figures above have each been rounded to the nearest whole number

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