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No. 37 Outcomes of home-based telework in the EU

Without the possibility to do teleworking from home, teleworkers think they …

Base: Home-based teleworkers, weighted column percentages
Questions: E11
Source: SIBIS GPS 2002

Home-based teleworkers were asked what would happen if they could not work from home anymore. The results show clearly that telework is perceived to have a beneficial effect on work performance, labour market participation, and geographical mobility. 23% state they could not do their job as well without the possibility to telework from home; 9% could not be in paid work at all; 15% would have to work less hours; and at least 10% of all teleworkers would have, according to their own assessment, to look for another job which is located closer to their home.

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