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China (1000+) 2020

The China benchmark represents people who work in China. It covers all industries and functions. The benchmark includes people who work in China but their organizations have headquarters in other countries. This benchmark only includes organizations of size 1000–plus employees.

  • Emerging

    Benchmark status

We consider this an emerging benchmark: it has enough data available for us to use bootstrapping to create a representative sample. As the sample grows in size, some scores may slightly change. Our research has shown that our bootstrapped scores are consistent with our standard benchmarks. Read more about the methodology.

Data provided by Culture Amp

Industry breakdown

  • Computer Software


  • Financial Services


  • Staffing and Recruiting


  • Automotive


  • Retail


  • Health, Wellness and Fitness


  • Public Relations and Communications


  • Insurance


  • Management Consulting


  • Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing


  • Consumer Electronics


  • Investment Management


  • Marketing and Advertising


  • Non-Profit Organization Management


  • Chemicals


  • Information Technology and Services


  • Plastics


  • Logistics and Supply Chain


  • Information Services


  • Computer Games


  • Warehousing


  • Publishing


  • Transportation/Trucking/Railroad


  • Apparel & Fashion


  • Oil & Energy


  • Accounting


  • Construction


  • Wine and Spirits


  • Computer Networking


  • Entertainment


Are employees committed to their organizations?

Engaged people are emotionally committed to their organization. These people stay at their organizations longer and are more productive and effective. Successful organizations have more engaged employees.

81% of China (1000+) employees are engaged

This is in the top 3% compared with the overall average.

The average eNPS score for organizations in this benchmark is 37 and is in the top 3% compared with the overall average.

Understanding the engagement questions

Engagement is defined through these five industry-standard questions from Culture Amp’s engagement survey template.

[Company] motivates me to go beyond what I would in a similar role elsewhere


17% above global average

I rarely think about looking for a job at another company


16% above global average

I see myself still working at [Company] in two years' time


12% above global average

I would recommend [Company] as a great place to work


5% above global average

I am proud to work for [Company]


1% above global average

The highest scoring question for China 1000+) had 94% of People agreeing that they know how their work contributes to the goals of [company] (+5% compared to overall) while they were generally most positive about Teamwork & Ownership.

People in China 1000+) were generally least favourable about Company Performance, and were most negative towards 'I believe that my total compensation is fair, relative to similar roles at [Company]' with 12% of people disagreeing (-11% below average).

How long do people stay?

In the short term, 7% of people in this benchmark are thinking of or actually seeking jobs elsewhere (-13% compared to overall) while on a longer time frame, 3% of people see themselves leaving within two years (-9% compared to overall).

The following questions had the biggest impact on whether individuals felt that they were planning to stay at their organization and not actively looking for alternative jobs.


Day-to-day decisions here demonstrate that quality and improvement are top priorities

80% favorable

Service & Quality Focus

I am happy with my current role relative to what was described to me

83% favorable

Alignment & Involvement

[Company] really allows us to make a positive difference

80% favorable

Social Connection
Average Glassdoor ratings

We’ve connected the employee feedback data for each company included in the benchmark with ratings from, which is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites combined with a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings and more.

Overall Rating

3.5 stars (-0.3)

Culture and Values

3.7 stars (-0.2)

Work Life Balance

3.5 stars (-0.3)

Compensation and Benefits

3.5 stars (-0.1)

Career Opportunities

3.3 stars (-0.2)

Recommend to Friend

69.5% (-1.5)

CEO Approval

82.0% (-2)

Are staff empowered with results?

Organizations in the China (1000+) benchmark on average gave 8% of employees access to reports with their survey results. This is below the overall average of 10% and demonstrates that organizations in this benchmark are more likely to share via offline and traditional formats.

An interesting reference point is that the average proportion of managers in organizations is 12-15%, with some industries higher than others (New Tech was closer to 20%).

  • Global average


  • China (1000+)


  • How does China (1000+) compare?

    People in China 1000+) were much more positive than average regarding Fairness, Company Performance, and Action.

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