GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Freelance Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"Freelancers are often well-educated, with 66% holding a bachelor's degree or higher."

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"The average freelancer works 36 hours per week."

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"57% of freelancers have felt anxious about the unpredictability of their work."

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"36% of freelancers freelance full time."

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"86% of freelancers are optimistic about the future of freelancing."

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"63% of freelancers believe having a diversified portfolio of clients is more secure than a single employer."

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"The global freelance market was predicted to grow to $20-30 billion in value by 2025."

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"Millennials represent 47% of full-time freelancers."

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"35% of the U.S. workforce is now freelancing."

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"More than half of freelancers say that no amount of money would entice them to take a traditional job."

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"There are approximately 57 million freelancers in the United States."

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"69% of freelancers chose the lifestyle to have more flexibility."

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"Freelancers work in various industries, with 64% providing skilled services such as design, IT, and marketing."

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"64% of freelancers find work through referrals or word of mouth."

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"76% of freelancers say they feel more stimulated and excited by their work."

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"59% of non-freelancers say they would consider freelancing in the future."

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"77% of freelancers say technology has made it easier to find freelance work."

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"45% of freelancers raised their rates in 2020."

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"Freelancers contribute $1.4 trillion to the U.S. economy annually."

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"71% of freelancers say that freelance income has helped them to achieve financial stability."

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