Table 2 
Percentage of new teleworkers who reported that they now work longer hours per day than when they were working outside the home, by selected characteristics 

Percentage of new teleworkers who reported that they now work longer hours per day than when they were working outside the home, by selected characteristics
  All new teleworkers New teleworkers who accomplish more work per hour
  %%
Overall 34.7 47.8
Sex    
Men 32.1 48.3
Women 37.1 47.4
Age    
15 to 34 29.4 40.6
35 to 50 35.6 48.1
51 to 64 38.2 53.2
Education    
No postsecondary education (PSE) 25.0 37.9E
PSE below bachelor's degree 27.7 41.1
Bachelor's degree 37.5 48.8
Above bachelor's degree 40.8 55.8
Marital status and presence of children    
Married or common-law, with children 38.4 50.7
Married or common-law, without children 32.7 47.6
Not married or common-law, with children 35.1 54.6E
Not married or common-law, without children 28.5 36.5
Industry    
Goods-producing industries 34.2 49.7
Trade, transportation and warehousing 38.9 53.6
Finance and insurance 43.6 56.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 34.1 49.6
Educational services 35.6 46.0
Health care and social assistance 30.2 37.9E
Public administration 32.8 44.4
Other 25.7 40.0E
Occupation    
Management 51.1 64.2
Business, finance, and administration 34.5 51.5
Natural and applied sciences 28.4 41.9
Education, law and social, community and government services 36.3 40.9
Sales and services 30.1 37.1E
Other 26.1E 39.5E
Region    
Atlantic provinces 28.5 35.4
Quebec 34.2 49.8
Ontario 37.4 48.7
Manitoba and Saskatchewan 28.7 41.8
Alberta 35.5 50.8
British Columbia 28.0 41.8E
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Note(s):
The sample consists of employees aged 15 to 64 who have at least 24 months of tenure with their employer, who usually worked outside the home prior to the COVID-19 pandemic but worked most of their hours at home during the reference week of February 2021. Full-time students, full-time members of the Canadian Armed Forces and records fully imputed are excluded. Numbers may not add to 100.0 because of rounding.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey and Labour Force Survey supplement, February 2021.
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