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Updated: Feb 8

15 Key Statistics For Corporate Team Building

You Did What? Team Building events Australia wide.

These statistics have been gathered from around the world and from multiple sources but we believe they still underscore the value of Team Building. They demonstrate the significance of investing in corporate team building initiatives to enhance communication, collaboration, and overall team effectiveness within an organisation. Keep in mind that ongoing efforts and a tailored approach to the unique needs of each team are crucial for sustained success.


  1. ​According to a survey by ClearCompany, 97% of employees and executives believe that a lack of alignment within a team impacts the outcome of a task or project.

  2. Feelings of employee isolation reduces productivity up to 21%. - Gallup

  3. 37% of the employees say that they stay in their current job because they are working with a great team and show that 52% of workers have left a job or considered leaving because they felt like they didn’t belong. - Gomada

  4. Gallup's State of the Global Workplace report indicates that only 15% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs. Team building activities can contribute to higher engagement levels by creating a positive work environment.

  5. A study published in the Small Group Research journal found that teams with high levels of trust and cooperation are up to 50% more productive than those with lower levels.

  6. 78% of employees are looking for a more supportive work culture.- Gomada

  7. When organising team events, surveys show most care about staying within budget - 62%, planning fun activities - 49%, and ensuring as much attendance as possible - 37%.

  8. Australia is the #3 country investing in virtual team building -

  9. The Harvard Business Review notes that team building activities can help improve conflict resolution skills among team members, leading to a more harmonious work environment.

  10. 75% of staff say teamwork and collaboration are crucial to corporate success. - teamstage

  11. A study by Development Dimensions International (DDI) found that organisations with strong leadership development programs are 13 times more likely to outperform their competition in key performance metrics.

  12. The Corporate Leadership Council reports that engaged employees are 87% less likely to leave their organisations than disengaged counterparts, emphasising the role of team building in retaining talent.

  13. 33% of employees believe fostering a collaborative culture leads to increased loyalty.

  14. 41% of remote workers struggle to fit into the company’s culture & 40% of workers miss spontaneous, in person connections with their colleagues. - Gomada

  15. When employees feel their opinions count, companies could benefit from a 27% decrease in turnover rate, 40% decrease in safety incidents, and 12% increase in productivity. -

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