Coworking has grown from 350 to over 800 coworking facilities in the last two years as more employers and independents discover the benefits of coworking. It has proven to help workers be more creative and productive compared to working from home because of the energized environment and added accountability of having people around.
The warm fuzzies of coworking and working together get a lot of people excited but numbers speak volumes to others. Here are some fun stats about coworking from the Global Coworking Survey by Desk Mag.
82% are more motivated
91% now have better interactions with others
50% report higher incomes
60% are more relaxed at home since coworking
92% are highly satisfied or satisfied with their coworking space
78% of coworkers are under 40
40% are web developers/designers, 13% PR consultants, 43% a mix of others
18% entrepreneurs with employees, 35% are company employees working remote, 8% are employers of companies with 100 + employees