WAH – How Employees Feel About Remote Working

WAH – Facts and Figures

According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 30 million U.S. workers (27% of the U.S. workforce) were working remotely at least part time as of August and September 2022, while several academic surveys have suggested that the number is closer to 50%.

A special analysis done by FlexJobs and Global Workplace Analytics found that there has been a major upward trend in the amount of people working remotely in the U.S. From 2016 to 2017, remote work grew 7.9%. Over the last five years, it grew 44% and over the previous 10 years, it grew 91%.


Teleworkers are on average 35-40% more productive than their office counterparts and have measured an output increase of at least 4.4.%.


With stronger autonomy via location independence, workers produce results with 40% fewer quality defects.


Higher productivity and performance combine to create stronger engagement, or in other words, 41% lower absenteeism.


54% of employees say they would change jobs for one that offered them more flexibility, which results in an average of 12% turnover reduction after a remote work agreement is offered.


Organizations save an average of $12,000 per year per part-time telecommuter, or 21% higher profitability.




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