20 Remote Work Statistics for 2019

Some of the key findings about remote work, hybrid teams, and work from home practices around the world are:

1. 44% of global companies don’t allow remote work. (Owl Labs)

2. 16% of global companies are fully remote. (Owl Labs)

3. 40% of global companies are hybrid. (Owl Labs)

4. 52% of employees around the world work from home at least once per week. (Owl Labs)

5. 68% of global employees work from home at least once per month. (Owl Labs)

6. 18% of employees work remotely full time. (Owl Labs)

7. 35% of respondents agree that remote work provides more opportunities for quality employment. (Owl Labs)

8. 53% of respondents worldwide feel happy and productive at work. (Owl Labs)

9. When compared to the global average, South America has 81% more fully remote companies. (Owl Labs)

10. 52% of employees report working from home at least once per week, with 21% working from home more than once per week, 18% always working from home, and 13% one day per week. (Owl Labs)

11. 32% of employees report never or being unable to work from home. (Owl Labs)

12. Full-time remote workers are twice as likely to be individual contributors vs. people managers. (Owl Labs)

13. The primary reason employees reported working from home was for better focus and increased productivity. The second-biggest reason was to reduce their commute. (Owl Labs)

14. Those who work remotely at least once per month are 24% more likely to be happy and productive in their roles than those who can’t or don’t work remotely. (Owl Labs)

15. Companies that allow remote work experience 25% less employee turnover than companies that do not allow remote work. (Owl Labs)

16. Small companies are twice as likely to hire remote employees. (Owl Labs)

17. Brainstorms are the most challenging meetings to follow and participate in when working remotely. (Owl Labs)

18. 3.9 million Americans reported working from home sometimes or working remotely full-time in 2018. (FlexJobs)

19. 69% of millennials will trade other work benefits for flexible workspace options. (IWG)

20. Telecommuting increased 22% between 2017 and 2018. (FlexJobs)

To learn more about remote work, read the latest Global State of Remote Work report, and read about how to achieve remote work-life balance next.

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