- 68% The percentage of working parents who are concerned that their children will hurt their job security.
- 38% The percentage of parents who lose between 1 and 2 hours of work per day because of a child.
- 52% The percentage of parents who are still more productive when working from home, despite the interruptions. 28% said they are more productive in the office, and 19% said the two are about the same.
The COVID-19 pandemic has redefined most major parts of Americans lives in significant ways. With millions of Americans working from home while simultaneously serving as primary caregivers to their children, there are bound to be fears, struggles, and the occasional Zoom call photo bomb
Do children at home from school closures effect their parents work lives?
In order to get a sense of how Americans with children at home were handling their roles as caregiver, teacher, and full-time worker, TOP Data surveyed 400 Americans with school-aged children and asked them a series of questions about the impact COVID-19 has had on the working lives.