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The number of teleworkers – people who work at least one day per month from home – increased to nearly 34 million workers in 2008. The year the survey began (2002) there were only 20 million teleworkers.

Number of Teleworkers, 2002-2008
Graph showing the number of teleworkers, people who work at least one day a month from their home, increased from 20.7 million in 2002 to 33.7 in 2008. For more detailed information, see the table below.

 

Supporting Information

Number of Teleworkers, 2002-2008
Year Millions of Workers
2002 20.7
2003 23.5
2004 24.1
2005 26.1
2006 28.7
2007 Not available
2008 33.7

Note: No survey was performed in 2007.
Source: WorldatWork, Telework Trendlines 2009 Survey Brief, February 2009.

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