Working at home in 2007
July 02, 2008
On the days that they worked in 2007, 20 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at home.
Multiple jobholders were much more likely to work at home than were single jobholders—31 versus 18 percent.
On days that they worked, 35 percent of employed people age 25 and over with a bachelor’s degree or higher did some work at home compared with only 6 percent of those with less than a high school diploma.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Working at home in 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2008/jun/wk5/art03.htm (visited November 25, 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.