India is among the most vacation-deprived nations in the world, where 60 per cent of the working class feels vacation deprived.
In Spain and UAE, people feel the most vacation deprived. The USA is also among the top countries in the list. Interestingly, in Japan, 44 per cent of the people feel difficult to maintain the work-life balance, however, only 34 per cent feel vacation deprived. (WION)
Globally, 87 per cent of employed adults would be willing to make sacrifices in exchange for more time away.
47 per cent of the people surveyed in a poll said that they will give-up alcohol for a week in order to get an extra day off, while 40 per cent and 32 per cent people offered to give up social media and coffee respectively. (WION)
It is very common in India to cancel/postpone vacations due to work pressure, as also verified by a recent survey done by Expedia. As per the survey 71 per cent of respondents have done the same in 2016.
Moreover, even when they are on vacation, they cannot disconnect from their work. Around 37 per cent of Indian would check their e-mail at least once per day when they are on vacation. (WION)