Facts about the effects of stress
and the benefits of fighting it, The Health and Safety Executive

  • Work-related stress accounts for over a third of all new incidences of ill health
  • Each case of work-related stress, depression or anxiety related ill health leads to an average of 30.2 working days lost
  • A total of 13.8 million working days were lost to work-related stress, depression and anxiety in 2006/07