Happiness at Work worldwide 2012

These are the shocking statistics on employee engagement according to a 2012 GALLUP State of the Global Workplace report covering 142 countries:

That’s a whopping 87% of people not happy in their work (24% actively disengaged + 63% not engaged).  Considering many of us spend most of our waking lives at work this is very sobering.

The graphic below is as presented in Gallup’s free to download report:

These are the poll questions: