Amazon tech workers more likely to say they’re depressed

Blind, an anonymous community app, surveyed tech employees to see how many would identify themselves as depressed.

  • 38.78% answered with ‘True’ to a question asking if they were depressed.
  • Amazon led the way with 43.4% of employees answering with ‘True,” Microsoft (with 41.58%) and Intel (with 38.86%).
  • Apple had the lowest percentage of employees answering with 30.61%.
  • The two other companies with the lowest percentage of employees answering with ‘False’ are Google (with 33.11%) and Cisco (with 34.69%).

The survey ran from Nov 20 through Nov 28, 2018, and was answered by 10,081 users of the Blind app. Users could only answer once.

 

Company True False Count % True % False
Amazon 447 583 1030 43.40% 56.60%
Microsoft 380 534 914 41.58% 58.42%
Intel 68 107 175 38.86% 61.14%
LinkedIn 55 87 142 38.73% 61.27%
Facebook 149 257 406 36.70% 63.30%
Uber 80 143 223 35.87% 64.13%
Oracle 50 92 142 35.21% 64.79%
Cisco 51 96 147 34.69% 65.31%
Google 148 299 447 33.11% 66.89%
Apple 45 102 147 30.61% 69.39%

Source: Blind

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