Working at home, 2003-2007
June 23, 2009
The percent of people employed in management, professional, and related occupations and who worked at home on days they worked generally trended up from 2003 to 2007.
In 2007, about 1 in 3 of those workers spent some time working at home on days they worked.
In contrast, people employed in other occupations were less likely to work at home; in both 2003 and 2007, about 12 percent of these workers worked at home on days they worked.
Overall, on days they worked, nearly 1 in 5 employed people spent at least some time working at home; this figure was approximately the same for all years 2003 to 2007.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Working at home, 2003-2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2009/jun/wk4/art02.htm (visited December 03, 2016).
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