In 2019, 24 percent of employed persons did some or all of their work at home on
days they worked, and 82 percent of employed persons did some or all of their
work at their workplace.
Sixteen percent of the U.S. population provides eldercare--unpaid care for someone with
a condition related to aging--to others. On a given day, 26 percent of eldercare providers
engage in eldercare, spending an average of 3.4 hours in eldercare activities.
In 2017-18, 25 percent of wage and salary workers worked at home at least occasionally,
and 15 percent of wage and salary workers had days they only worked at home. Fifty-seven
percent of workers had a flexible schedule in which they could vary the times they began
and stopped working.
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