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Freelancers who prefer independent work to full-time salaried jobs worldwide 2018

In 2018, 58 percent of independent workers in Sweden reported that they would prefer to continue working independently and find more clients over finding a full-time salaried position. Alternatively, only 29 percent of respondents from Germany said the same.

Share of freelancers who prefer independent work to full-time salaried employment worldwide in 2018

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Release date

January 2019



Survey time period

May 2018

Number of respondents


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*1,000 respondents per country. Survey excluded highly educated respondents and favored respondents with lower income.

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