Some demographic groups are more likely to telework than others in the pandemic recession: Share of employed that teleworked by select demographic, average May 2020–April 2021
|Total, 16 years and older||24.27%|
|16 to 24 years||11.07%|
|25 to 54 years||27.30%|
|55 years and older||22.90%|
|Not U.S. citizen||18.81%|
|Less than high school||3.06%|
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Notes: Race/ethnicity categories are mutually exclusive (i.e., white non-Hispanic, Black non-Hispanic, and Hispanic any race). AAPI includes Asian American and Pacific Islander.
Source: Reproduced from Figure B in Elise Gould and Jori Kandra, “Only One in Five Workers Are Working from Home Due to COVID,” Working Economics Blog, Economic Policy Institute, June 2, 2021. Data are from authors' analysis of EPI Current Population Survey Extracts, Version 1.0.14 (2021), https://microdata.epi.org and the Current Population Survey COVID supplement.