More Than A Quarter Of Irish Workers Struggle Financially Every Day
April 16th 2019
Over a quarter of Irish workers are often struggling to make ends meet, some every day.
26% of Irish workers are struggling financially every day. These worrying figures come from a recent survey by Laya Healthcare.
9,225 health screenings were carried out around the country to determine the survey results.
44% of Irish workers experience finance-related anxiety some days and 7% of them feel anxiety every day.
Less than half of all people surveyed said their happiness was “very good”, and 1 in 10 say their happiness levels are “fair to poor”.
87% of Irish workers are now non-smokers. One in ten said they drink more than the recommended weekly amount, with 10% worried about the amount that they consume.
48% of males surveyed were overweight, and 18% were classed as “obese”. 28% of females were overweight, with 16% being obese.
Did you know that two in five workers in Ireland experience anxiety? In the lead up to Workplace Wellbeing Day, we’re discussing our recent research, which reveals fresh insights into the health and wellbeing of Irish workers. Find out more here: https://t.co/KFPGKHUX1b pic.twitter.com/66pEsFopZl
— Laya Healthcare (@LayaHealthcare) April 11, 2019