Many people have already chosen to work full-time in the sharing economy, and are happier for it:  In a recent poll from Time magazine, strategic communications firm Burson Marsteller and the Aspen Institute, more than 70 percent of respondents said they've had a positive experience. 

The following infographic, from recruiting software company Jobvite and content marketing agency  Column Five, illustrates the rising number of people who have turned to the gig economy as their main source of income. What types of workers are choosing these jobs, and where do they come from? Take a look at the data below to find out. 

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Courtesy of Jobvite and Column Five