The characteristics of those in the gig economy

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Author: Lepanjuuri, Katriina; Wishart, Robert; Cornick, Peter


This research uses nationally representative surveys to cover 3 key areas: developing a working definition of the gig economy; using the working definition to estimate the number of individuals who have found work via the gig economy; and providing information on the characteristics of those who work in the gig economy.

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Subjects: Employment; Industry; Labour market; Demographics; Income

Keywords: Employees; Attitude; Age; Educational level; Data analysis; Gig economy

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, 2018

Physical description: 47 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 131.1063

The related publication 'The experiences of individuals in the gig economy' is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 131.1063.

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 131.1062

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