Insight 3

We’re banking on remote work

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Are you feeling the pinch from the rising costs of living? Groceries, fuel, interest rates, rent and utilities are all steeply trending upwards – so much so that inflation is sitting at 6.1%, as of July 2022.

We took a look at worker perceptions when it comes to in-office versus remote work and how it impacts their pocket.

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Insight 3.A

70% of Australian workers said that working remotely at least some of the time is better for reducing the cost of living

Working in an office comes with significant costs – petrol, train fares, a morning coffee and lunch… it all adds up when it comes to breaking down your weekly spend.

Q. What is better for reducing the cost of living?

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Insight 3.B

51% of knowledge workers have a secondary income stream

As many battle with the rising cost of living, it’s no surprise that many are looking for ways to create additional income outside of their primary role.

Insight 3B percentage

Q. Which of the following sources of income did you have in addition to your primary job?

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Insight 3.C

My money is not your business

Knowledge workers universally agree (81%) that employers should not care about employees’ income streams unless their performance is negatively impacted.

Insight 3C percentage

Q. Proportion of people who agree with each statement

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