U.S. adults leading reasons for taking on gig platform work 2021

Leading reasons Americans take on gig platform work in the United States in 2021

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Release date

December 2021


United States

Survey time period

August 23 to 29, 2021

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Gig platform workers who have earned money in the past 12 months on these online platforms

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

The source defines gig platform work as earning money by using a mobile app or website to find jobs that directly connect workers with people who want to hire them, or by using a personal vehicle to deliver packages to others.

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