Employee Absenteeism Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Health-related absenteeism among full-time workers in the financial activities industry during the 2021-2022 flu season was lower than expected."

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"The absenteeism rate for workers in Business and Financial Operations occupations in 2022 was 2.9%, with 1.9% of it being due to illness and injury."

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"The annual cost of employee absenteeism in the United States is about $225.8 billion."

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"Approximately 40% of employee absences are due to repetitive personal reasons."

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"In 2019, the absenteeism rate in the United States was 2.9%."

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"Unscheduled absences can cost employers 35% of base payroll."

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"Full-time employees miss an average of 3.9 days of work per year due to absenteeism."

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"The average cost of absenteeism per employee is $1,685 per year."

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"28% of employees report feeling overworked as a leading cause of unscheduled absences."

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"In 2019, the absenteeism rate for female workers was 3.2% while the rate for male workers was 2.6%."

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"Employees are more likely to be absent on Mondays and Fridays."

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"In the EU, mental illness accounted for 14% of lost workdays."

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"45% of companies reported increased absenteeism due to obesity."

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"Annually, absenteeism due to lower back pain costs companies approximately $7.4 billion in lost productivity."

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