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 December 01, 2015).
Fifty years of looking at changes in peoples lives
Longitudinal surveys help us understand long-term changes, such as how events that happened when a person was in high school affect labor market success as an adult.