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Frequency of work at home

March 20, 2002

The total number of persons who reported in May 2001 that they worked at home as part of their primary job—regardless of how often they engaged in home-based work activity—was 25.0 million.

Job-related work at home on primary job, frequency, May 2001
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The majority of home workers—19.8 million—reported that they worked at home at least once a week. In addition, 2.1 million persons worked at home at least once every 2 weeks, 1.8 million worked at home at least once per month, and 1.0 million worked at home less than once per month.

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.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Frequency of work at home at (visited June 23, 2024).

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