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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.
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 https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2002/mar/wk3/art03.htm (visited March 25, 2023).