Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Number of US Home-Based Workers Forecast to Reach 100 Million by 2010

In 2008 the number of US home-based workers stood at about 17 million. This is full-time and part-time home-based business owners and contractors, according to Ray Boggs at IDC, not including full-time employees of corporations who work from home:

Source: Wall Street Journal

The International Telework Association and Council estimates that there were a total of 26 million employed working from home in the US in 2007 and forecasts that number to grow to 100 million by 2010, making working from home the norm in the second decade of the 21st Century.

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