2018 Europe Benchmark

"Employee engagement levels within Europe remain consistently strong with 7 in 10 employees engaged."


Culture Amp geography based benchmarks are calculated based on the location of the respondent when the survey was completed. Employees in the Europe benchmark work for companies headquartered primarily in Europe but some companies are headquartered in other regions around the world. This benchmark is intended to broadly represent employee experience working within the European region regardless of company HQ, industry or function.

Anatomy of the benchmark:

Response rate:

  • 84% average response rate across all companies

Sub industries:

  • Computer Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Financial Services
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Online Media
  • E-Learning
  • Retail
  • Consumer Goods
  • Sports

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 = 71%
  • Overall company rating 3.6 stars


Key Insights and Data for the People Geeks!

How engaged are employees in Europe?

Headline: Employees in Europe tend to be slightly less engaged than those in Asia or North America, yet on par with Oceania. While employees feel pride and are willing to recommend their company as a great place to work, Europe experiences the lowest levels of commitment across all regions.

North America 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 North America?

Headline: Consistent with other regions, learning and development and leadership related topics are the most common workplace factors impacting employee engagement in Europe. Somewhat unique to the European region, acknowledging outstanding service is one of the top drivers of engagement.


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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