This TUPdate investigates and profiles working Americans who are working from home. With the COVID-19 pandemic and economic shifts taking place now, many are not technologically ready for a work-at-home or stay-at-home experience.
Occupation and working from home
Change in Employment from February to March 2020, by Occupation
Educational attainment and working from home
Primary Work Computing Device – February and March 2020
In February 2020, which computing device did you use as your primary work device?
While working at home, what is your primary computing device?
Videoconferencing platforms for work-related calls
Since March 1st, which of the following have you used for work-related video conferencing? (choose all that apply)
Videoconferencing platforms for personal calls
Since March 1st, which of the following have you used for personal video conferencing? (choose all that apply)
Benefits of working from home
Age of workers working from home
Household size for Americans working from home
Home Delivery Services for workers working at home
Definitions of terms used in this analysis
- March Workers – working full-time, part-time, or self-employed during March 2020
- February Workers – working full-time, part-time, or self-employed during February 2020
- Work from home – working from home as of March 26-30, 2020
- Information workers – having had an employer-provided desktop PC in February 2020
About this TUPdate
The analysis in this TUPdate is based on results drawn from a MetaFacts survey conducted March 26-30, 2020 of 772 online adults drawn to be representative of American online adults who were working full-time, part-time, or self-employed in February 2020.
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