Remote Working Statistics and the Impact of Coronavirus

It’s clear the world of Work is going to be very different when we settle on a new normal after COVID-19. Lots of folks are particularly interested in asking the question: How will Coronavirus accelerate the adoption of remote working?

To get a handle on the level of remote working adoption before Coronavirus, it seemed useful to create a list of relevant remote working statistics. We found there was a lot of “behavioral data” out there and data about preferences among remote workers. There was also data about aggregate numbers of remote workers. But almost no data about the numbers of companies that were either fully distributed or above 15%* distributed before COVID-19.

Going forward, we believe it will be important to track the number of companies >15% distributed to gauge the overall penetration rate in remote working. 

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