Access to employer-based benefits in the gig economy in the U.S. by generation 2018

This statistic depicts the access to employer-based benefits among gig economy workers in the United States in 2018, by generation. During the survey, 26 percent of Millennial gig workers reported having access to employer-based medical insurance, compared to 36 percent of Generation X gig workers, and 55 percent of Baby Boomer gig workers.

Access to employer-based benefits among gig economy workers in the U.S. in 2018, by generation*

Millennial gig workersGeneration X gig workersBoomer gig workers
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Release date

April 2018


United States

Survey time period

January 5 to February 18, 2017

Number of respondents

1,491 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

514 full-time, 256 part-time traditional employees and 721 gig workers.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Figures might include sources such as a spouse or affiliation with a professional association

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