Organizational Facts

  • 80% of what we keep we never use.
Agency Sales Magazine

 

  • Getting rid of clutter eliminates 40% of housework in an average home.
Ottawa Citizen

 

  • The average American burns 55 minutes a day – roughly 12 days a year – looking for things they know they own but can’t find.
Newsweek

 

  • Realtors regard “first impression” improvements such as de-cluttering closets to be one of the smartest ways to spruce up your home before putting it on the market.
NAPO media stats

 

  • Executives waste 6 weeks per year searching for lost documents.
Fast Company Magazine

 

  • Employees spend roughly 25% to 35% of their time looking for the information they need to do their jobs.
Document Magazine

 

  • 50% of homeowners rate the garage as the most disorganized place in the house.
NAPO media stats

 

  • 23% of adults say they pay bills late (& thus incur fees) because they lose them.
Harris Interactive

 

  • More than 1 out of 4 Americans remarked that they would like to be better organized.
NAPO media stats

 

  • UPS and GM have implemented clean desk policies.
Wall Street Journal

 

  • We wear 20% of the clothes we own 80% of the time. The rest just hangs there, just in case.
Calgary Herald

 

  • 25% of people with 2-car garages don’t park any cars in there and 32% parked only one.
US Department of Energy

 

  • 80% of the clutter in most homes is a result of disorganization, not lack of space.
Ottawa Citizen

 

  • The average American receives 49,060 pieces of mail in their lifetime, 1/3 of it is junk mail.
NAPO media stats

 

  • The average American spends one year of their life looking for lost or misplaced items at home and in the office.
US News and World Report

 

  • US employees waste more than two hours a week finding, sharing and storing documents.
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