Newsroom Regus Umbrella
Hong Kong, 27 May 2015 – The cost of travelling to work has almost doubled in the past five years, with new research by global workplace provider Regus revealing that workers worldwide now spend an average of 5% of their net take-home pay on their annual commute to work. The study surveyed more than 44,000 senior business people across more than 100 countries, including 365 respondents from Hong Kong.
Globally, workers spent an average of 3% of their annual take home pay on their commute in work and back in 2010, but recently the situation has worsened significantly. Last year (2014) in some parts of the world, such as South Africa, Brazil, France, India and Mexico, costs have risen even higher than the 5% average.
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