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S’poreans more stressed than global average; 16% say their stress is 'not manageable': Study

SINGAPORE — Stress levels in Singapore have increased steadily since 2021, with close to nine in 10 people (87 per cent) reporting that they felt stressed this year — seven percentage points more than the global average, a new study published on Tuesday (Oct 31) has found.

Views on employer support

Three in five employees said they wished they had more support from their employer to live a healthier life (61 per cent)Two in three Singaporeans wanted flexible time off or flexible work arrangements (66 per cent) as part of their company’s health and well-being programmeThree in five wanted a private health insurance plan (63 per cent), and one in three wanted more mental health support (34 per cent)In contrast, subsidised gym memberships — which the report said was “perhaps the most traditional form of health support from employers” — was mentioned by only a quarter of Singaporeans surveyed (26 per cent)

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