Detailed Findings

Dig into the data from the 2015 AWR to see what the issues are and to identify the trends impacting employee benefits.

Study results reveal key trends

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See how the size of a company’s workforce affects their benefits.

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Small company business trends

2015 Aflac WorkForces Report results for small businesses

The report surveyed 1,626 employees and 669 business decision-makers at businesses with 99 or fewer employees.

Hispanic employees: 13 percent

Millennial employees (born after 1980): 34 percent

At a glance

52 percent of employees are extremely or very satisfied with their benefits packages.

63 percent of employees are extremely or very satisfied with their jobs.

59 percent of employees are at least somewhat likely to accept a job with slightly lower pay but better benefits.

38 percent of employees say improving their benefits package is one thing their employer could do to keep them in their jobs.

87 percent of employees at least somewhat agree they consider voluntary insurance to be part of a comprehensive benefits program.

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