OCTOBER 1989

Number of employees working at home 35 or more hours a week in a regular, formal arrangement with their companies:

1986 475,000

1987 566,000

1988 713,000

1989 934,000*

1990 1,240,000*

*Estimate

Approximately 60% work for companies with fewer than 5 employees, only 7% work for companies with more than 500. Source: National Work-At-Home Survey, Link Resources Corp.