Workplace Wellness – Interesting Stats

Workplace wellness programs are getting more and more popular. Key Statistics from Global Wellness Institute indicate the growing popularity of Workplace wellness programs.

  • This was a market worth a $48 billion market in 2017, and is projected to grow to $66 billion in 2022.
  • The sector has been growing by 4.8 percent annually from 2015–2017.
  • GWI estimates that only 10 percent of the world’s workers have access to workplace wellness programs and services, mostly concentrated in North America and Europe.
  • A study by Wellsteps indicate that the average return on investment of workplace wellness programs is 3.27. This means that for every dollar that was spent on the program the company saved $3.27 because of reduced healthcare costs.
  • A Study published by Virgin Healthmiles – Linking Employee Wellness, Morale And The Bottom-Line, indicated that found that an overwhelming 77% of employees think that employee wellness programs positively impact the company culture
  • GWI estimates that workforce unwellness (chronic disease, work-related injuries and illnesses, work-related stress, and employee disengagement) may cost the global economy 10–15 percent of economic output every year.