2018 Asia Benchmark

"Employees based in Asia tend to be more engaged than other regions, mostly driven by their intention to stay at their company for the longer term."


Culture Amp geography based benchmarks are calculated based on the location of the respondent when the survey was completed. Employees in the Asia benchmark work for companies headquartered in Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America. This benchmark is intended to broadly represent employee experience working within the Asian region regardless of company HQ, industry or function.

Anatomy of the benchmark:

Response rate:

  • 82% average response rate across all companies

Sub industries:

  • Computer Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Financial Services
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Online Media
  • E-Learning
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Construction

Distribution by sub-region:

  • ~45% East Asia, ~35% SE Asia ~20% South Asia

Average Glassdoor ratings:

We have connected the employee feedback data with ratings for each company included in the benchmark to provide the below insights.

  • CEO approval = 74%
  • Overall company rating 3.5 stars


Key Insights and Data for the People Geeks!

How engaged are employees in Asia?

Insight: Employees in Asia tend to be more engaged than employees in other regions. Higher engagement scores across Asia are primarily a function of greater intention to remain at the organization over the longer-term.

Asia employee engagement scores by percentile

If you are interested in the spread of employee engagement ratings, below are the engagement scores by percentile.

What has the biggest impact on employee engagement in Asia?

Insight: Learning and development and leadership communicating a motivating vision have the largest impact on employee engagement. We also find that the scores on these topics are generally more favorable in our Asia Benchmark compared globally.  


Learn more

Gain a deeper understanding of what makes our benchmarks special and learn more about how we calculate our region/country benchmarks here

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