8%
of Americans in 2016 earned money through the gig economy

Source: Pew Research Center
Question: Respondents were asked: "Some people find paid jobs or tasks by connecting directly with people who want to hire them using a particular type of website or mobile app. These sites require workers to create a user profile in order to find and accept assignments, and they also coordinate payment once the work is complete. In the last year, have you earned money by taking on jobs through this type of website or mobile app (for example, by driving someone from one place to another, cleaning someone’s home, or doing online tasks)?"
Response Options: Yes, No

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