Freelance participation in the United States as of 2017, by age

Freelancers in the United States by age, 2017 This statistic shows the freelance and non-freelance working population in the United States in 2017, by age. About 47 percent of U.S. respondents in the age group of 18 to 34 years did freelance work in 2017.
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FreelancersNon-freelancers
18 to 3447%53%
35 to 4434%66%
45 to 5431%69%
55 and over32%68%
FreelancersNon-freelancers
18 to 3447%53%
35 to 4434%66%
45 to 5431%69%
55 and over32%68%
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This statistic shows the freelance and non-freelance working population in the United States in 2017, by age. About 47 percent of U.S. respondents in the age group of 18 to 34 years did freelance work in 2017.
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Release date
September 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
July 21 - August 24, 2017
Number of respondents
6,000 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
Adults who have done paid work
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Respondents were asked the question "What is your current age?"

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