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.
These data on work at home are from a supplement to the May 2001 Current Population Survey. Find out more in "Work at Home in 2001," news release USDL 02-107.
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