KUALA LUMPUR, 27 AUGUST 2021 The UCSI Poll Research Centre recently released a poll result on the topic related to work and workplace satisfaction. The poll was conducted among 971 working Malaysians, and the margin of sampling error for this sample size was +/- 3%. 

The respondents were asked if they are satisfied with their job in general and the results indicated that 73.9% of the respondents chose satisfied, 24.7% of the respondents chose dissatisfied, and 1.4% had no opinion.

The respondents were further asked if they are satisfied with the listed items (i.e. employee benefits, vacation time, amount of work, money earned, job stress, and chances of promotion) and the results are as follows:

The survey also asked respondents’ opinions on the likelihood of losing their job or being laid off in the next 12 months. The results indicated that 50.5% of the respondents chose likely to lose their job or be laid off in the next 12 months, 42.8% of the respondents chose unlikely, and 6.7% had no opinion.

The results were further analysed by age groups and indicated that the higher the age group, the more likely they are to lose their job or be laid off in the next 12 months in comparison to the younger age group.

People are generally happy with their work and the benefits provided by their employers. However, they are also worried that they may lose their job or be laid off in the next 12 months. Malaysia needs to achieve herd immunity against COVID-19 and move into the next phase of economic recovery.

About UCSI Poll Research Centre The UCSI Poll Research Centre (UCSI-PRC) is a public opinion research company owned by the UCSI Group. Its main objective is to utilise original and scientific research methodologies to investigate and analyse public opinions and attitudes.

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