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59% employees not happy at work, retail and e-comm unhappiest: Survey

Concept of workplace happiness stems from direct experiences of employees with their employer and their organisation.

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Ritwik Sharma New Delhi
Fifty-nine per cent of the workforce in India is not happy at work, and a higher percentage of men are happy compared to women, according to a new survey by media and entertainment firm House of Cheer.

Among sectors, healthcare and pharmaceuticals (51 per cent) has the highest number of happy employees while retail and e-commerce (25 per cent) has the lowest, revealed the report titled “Happiness at Work: How Happy is India’s Workforce?”.

The survey conducted by House of Cheer and its branch,, covered 18 sectors and 1,360 respondents whose average age was 33 years.

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First Published: May 19 2022 | 5:30 PM IST

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