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What Worries Consumers and Businesses the Most in 2017?

Businesses and consumers share many similar concerns. Find out what businesses and consumers worry about most.

Banking and Financial Services

The banking & financial services industry is seeing increased risk, according to the 2017 Risk Index.


In this year's Risk Index, construction companies were more concerned with employee safety and the implications of a changing workforce, compared to businesses overall.


Businesses are increasingly concerned about malicious cyber attacks, with a higher incidence of cyber breaches.


Legal liability is a top concern of healthcare organizations. See the other top healthcare industry risks.


Within the manufacturing industry, attracting and retaining talents is one of the top concerns.

Nonprofit Organizations

Cyber risks & financial issues are top risks for nonprofit organizations. See other top nonprofit risks in Travelers' 2017 Risk Index.

Professional Services

In the professional services industry, legal liability is among the top risk concerns.

Real Estate

Real estate companies are concerned about legal liability as well as catastrophic risks like severe weather.


Top risk concerns for retail businesses include attracting & retaining talent, eBusiness and more.

Small Business

Small businesses report being slightly less concerned about business risk than businesses overall.


Cyber, computer & technology risks top the list of business concerns for technology companies.


Energy costs, legal liability and government regulations were top risks concerning transportation companies.


Employee concerns and supply chain challenges were among the top of the list for wholesale industry risks.

Travelers Risk Index: Past Reports

Explore the top perceived risks that posed the biggest challenges to U.S. businesses and consumers in 2014, 2015 and 2016.


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