Computer use by home workers
March 07, 2002
Among persons who reported working at home at least once per week in 2001, nearly 80 percent used a computer as part of their work at home.
Just over 60 percent of all persons who usually worked at home made use of the Internet or e-mail to do their work. Fewer than half used (about 40 percent) used fax.
Close to 80 percent of home workers used a telephone for the work they did at home.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Computer use by home workers on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2002/mar/wk1/art04.htm (visited November 22, 2014).
Three recent editions of Spotlight on Statistics
Housing: before, during, and after the Great Recession
looks at consumer expenditures on household items, employment in residential construction, prices for household items, and injuries in occupations involved in building and maintaining our homes.
Women veterans in the labor force examines the demographic, employment, and unemployment characteristics of women veterans.
BLS Statistics by Occupation provides an overview of occupational employment and wages with an emphasis on STEM jobs and occupational data by typical entry-level education required.