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Workplace Statistics That You Should Know During COVID-19 Times

Workplace Statistics

Workplace statistics have played a pivotal role in every organizational working environment. The statistics have been considered to make decisions for the betterment of the organizational structure. The statistics include a lot of criteria such as employee engagement within the organization, productivity before COVID, and productivity now, during COVID, and employee retention during COVID to name a few.

The pandemic has forced the entire workforce to work from home. The office spaces and coworking spaces are vacated. Uncertainty of the business in challenging times has forced people to cut down on expenses on all corners. Entrepreneurs and freelancers are now opting for a virtual office.

The virtual office provides the business address and business phone number for reference. It empowers the business owners to work remotely but also can maintain a presence in the required location without paying any rent for actual space. In case of need, they can make use of meeting rooms in the space to meet their clients and partners at their virtual office.

Once the unlock started and people started going back to the office, coworking space has gained priority. The advantages that come with coworking spaces in Mumbai are numerous. For instance, they are cost-efficient, saves time and the COVID measures are taken by the coworking space staff itself taking a greater burden from you.

Now in the COVID times, the statistics are still playing an important role in keeping the organization running. Let’s take a peek at workplace statistics that are required today.

Challenges Ahead Of Employee’s

Firstly, and most important one is the stress that is taking its toll on its employees. From the recent survey conducted, 80% of the people have revealed that they are concerned more about their financial health whereas 78% of the people have reported for their physical health.

The second challenge is that the remote work is disconnecting the employees from the organization. 51% of employees during a survey felt the widening in the gap of connection when they worked remotely from home.  While checking what the employees missed the most about working in the office, the concerns were mostly that a missing Interaction with fellow workers and a clear separation from work and home

Workplace Stats During Lockdown

According to Statista, during April 2020, the majority of Indian youth worked from home. 30% of male respondents were not working as their work does not permit remote working. Only 2% of the respondents were going to the office during the period. 

Work Hours Difference In Gender

COVID times have resulted in working women with young children reducing their work hours 4 to 5 times compared to fathers. As a result of this gap in work, hours have grown by 20-50%. The research conducted and published in July by sociology faculty indicated the negative consequences the pandemic was posing on the women’s workforce and employment

% Of Employed Adults Willing To Return To The Workplace

The survey conducted has given varied results across the age group of employees. 83% of working men and 74% of working women were satisfied with the plan to going back to the workplace. 85% of baby boomers, 82% of millennials, 77% of Gen X, and 62% of Gen Z were less content to get back to the workplace.

Organizations can get small groups of employees to catch up as a team in their locality in a coworking space. This gets the team to come together and interact once in a while at an office such as a coworking space.

Pandemic has changed our working culture to a great extent. It has affected our work-life balance and changed our social setting. The above statistics are vital today to decide on the organization. The statistics are considered for knowing employee engagement with the organization.

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Ellen Hollington

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