Working at home and occupation

October 04, 2005

Nearly two-thirds of persons who usually work at home at least once per week in 2004 were employed in management, professional, and related occupations.

Percent distribution of persons who usually worked at home at least once per week, by occupation, May 2004
[Chart data—TXT]

The next most common occupational group was sales and office. This group accounted for about one-fifth of those who performed job-related work at home.

These data on work at home are from the Current Population Survey. Find out more in "Work at Home in 2004," news release USDL 05-1768.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Working at home and occupation on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2005/oct/wk1/art02.htm (visited July 30, 2016).

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