GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Side Hustle Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"45% of working Americans report having a side hustle."

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"People can earn an average of $686 in additional income per month from a side hustle."

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"1 in 4 millennials are partaking in the gig economy or side hustle trend."

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"More than 36% of side hustlers make over $500 a month from their hustle."

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"Over 50% of millennials have a side hustle because they say it brings them more financial security."

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"Men with side hustles earn 51% more than women with side jobs."

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"38% of side hustlers consider their secondary work to be their true passion."

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"About 30% of side hustlers do the same type of work in their side job as they do in their regular job."

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"People between the ages of 18 and 26 are most likely to have a side hustle."

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"The average side hustler spends 11 hours per week on their second job."

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"Nearly half of all side hustlers started their hustle to cover basic living expenses."

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"About 61% of side hustlers have considered turning it into their main job."

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"Among those who have a side hustle, 65% are looking to make more income."

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"Those who earn money from a side hustle put in an average of 16 hours per week."

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"About 48% of Gen Zers make money from freelance work or side hustles."

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"Side hustlers comprise 37% of the American workforce."

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"Only 15% of people who work a side gig do so out of financial necessity."

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