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Striving to learn more about remote work in 2023, I collected some interesting insights for you. Let’s have a look at my ultimate list of work from home statistics and surprising facts together!
Work from home statistics and facts
Flexible working is in the top 3 most motivational factors for job candidates in the US (21%). The other 2 are good salary and working hours (47%) and better career opportunities (27%).
The same survey showed that flexible jobs made a significant impact on responders’ personal lives: 64% reported it improved their romantic relationship and sex life.
Employees who work from home lose 27 minutes daily on distractions. In comparison, employees who work from an office lose approximately 37 minutes on distractions.
52% of hybrid workers report that it was quicker for them to complete their work.
Remote work statistics show that homeworkers can save on commuting costs, but they spend more on utility bills.
Zoom, a software that allows remote workers to have online meetings, went from 13 million users a month to 300 million users a month during the pandemic.
50% of employees would relocate if their jobs were fully remote.
More than half (56%) of the global companies offer remote work perks to their employees.
The percentage of employees leaving the company over a fixed period decreases by 25% for companies that offer remote work.
The most common area for homeworkers to have a home office workstation is the study (28%) and the living room (27%).
Over 40% of people would consider quitting their current job to work remotely.
According to a CoSo Cloud survey, employees who work from home are 52% less likely to take time off.
According to Forbes, 76% of professionals predict that remote work will become the accepted norm.
Introverts are more likely to prefer remote working.
Working from home is good for the planet. The lack of commute means fewer cars on the road, which reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 600,000 cars a year.
80% of employees are less stressed about their jobs when they work from home.
Having experienced remote work, 72% of survey respondents wanted a hybrid workplace model going forward.
What other benefits or facts did you learn working from home? Share your thoughts in the comment section!
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