- The number of people working from home has increased by 13 per cent in the last five years
- Just over four million employees usually worked at home in 2012, a rise of 470,000 since 2007.
- 65% of people who work from home are male
- The majority of homeworking jobs created in the last five years have gone to women.
- The rise in female homeworking is partly due to the fact that almost nine in ten (86.8 per cent) of these new jobs are part-time.