Share of people working from home below EU avg

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In 2020, approximately 3.6% of employed people in Hungary between the ages of 15-64 usually worked from home, according to data compiled by statistical agency Eurostat.

Only Bulgaria (1.2%), Romania (2.5%), and Croatia (3.1%) reported a lower share of people working from home.

At the other end of the spectrum, Finland topped the list of the EU Member States for home working, with 25.1% of employed people usually working from home in 2020. Finland was followed by Luxembourg (23.1%) and Ireland (21.5%).

Chart by Eurostat

The EU average rate stood at 12.3%, rising sharply from 5.4% in 2019. Eurostat notes that social distancing measures introduced as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic forced many people across the continent to work from home last year.

 

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