Towers Watson's most recent Global Workforce Study has found Hong Kong employees to have the second poorest health among workers from seven surveyed countries in the APEC region, second only to Japan.
Towers Watson conducts the Global Workforce Study every two years. It offers detailed country-specific reports on current workforce attitudes and perceptions, with each country report presenting data and workforce culture, plus key demographic and employee outlook data cuts.
Of the 22 countries surveyed, Hong Kong fared quite poorly, with only 47 per cent of Hong Kong employees considering themselves to be in "good health", compared with a 61 per cent global average.
In addition, across 12 months, the number of absentee days taken by Hong Kong employees was significantly higher than the global average. The study