20 Examples of 80:20 Principles.

Examples of 80/20 Principle

Certainly! The 80/20 principle, also known as the Pareto Principle, suggests that roughly 80% of effects come from 20% of causes. Here are 20 real-world examples:
In business, 80% of your sales often come from 20% of your customers.
20% of employees typically contribute to 80% of a company’s productivity.
80% of software errors are caused by 20% of the code.
In time management, 20% of your tasks usually yield 80% of the results.
In healthcare, 20% of patients consume 80% of medical resources.
80% of a company’s profits may come from 20% of its products.
In personal finance, 20% of your investments might generate 80% of your returns.
80% of website traffic often originates from 20% of your content.
In gardening, 20% of the effort leads to 80% of the harvest.
80% of pollution might be caused by 20% of industrial sources.
In sports, 20% of athletes usually win 80% of the medals.
80% of customer complaints relate to 20% of product issues.
In education, 20% of topics might cover 80% of the curriculum.
80% of software features are used by only 20% of users.
In social media, 20% of your posts generate 80% of engagement.
80% of traffic jams result from 20% of road bottlenecks.
In project management, 20% of tasks often consume 80% of resources.
80% of a library’s circulation can come from 20% of its books.
In healthcare, 20% of lifestyle changes can lead to 80% of health improvements.
80% of the wear and tear on a car may come from 20% of the driving conditions.
These examples illustrate how the 80/20 principle can be applied across various domains to identify key areas of focus for optimization and efficiency.
Hisham Kabir

Author: Hisham Kabir
An MBA with 18+ years of experience, spanning senior roles across multiple industry verticals as an account manager with B2B Sales & Business Development in Events and Marketing, Food Buying sourcing and procurement, FMCG, New Product Development, F&B, Catering & Banquet, End to End Event Operations Management. LinkedIn sales navigator expert. LinkedIn helper2 sales automation and Zoho CRM. Extensive functional expertise in successfully managing end-to-end aspects of F&B operations spanning the front and back-office operations within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards. People Management – Experienced in recruiting, training and managing F&B teams - Most recently managed a 50+ strong cross-functional team. Proven track record of managing 400+ catering events including numerous high-volume corporate and social events with more than 5000 pax. Further to MBA, completed a Management development programme in sales management from IIM which is among the leading business management school in India. Later ventured into independent entrepreneurial business by launching and retailing a ready-to-cook food gravy paste brand using retort technology called freedom kitchen. With significant insights into front-end retailing and a strong background in the Retail Industry, I shifted to Corporate Path by joining a food-based FMCG company as part of their rural market expansion.  My expertise is in operational excellence, channel sales development, team management, client relationship development, and Event Operations Management. large ticket banquet Management, Menu planning, costing and P&L, and people management. Driven by a passion for advertising have conducted an exhibition titled walk through the history of Volkswagen beetle. where I showcased several print ads released by Volkswagen Beetle in North America from 1958 to 1971. You can follow blogs on www.buyologist.in dealing with trends in marketing and advertising and behavioural economics.