Where the Gigs Are
Client: Synchrony Bank, USA
Agency: The Foundry New York, USA
Photography: Ragnar Schmuck
In the United States and around the world, workers and companies alike are embracing the gig economy. For Synchrony Bank I visualized important facts and numbers around this topic.
Made with paper by folia.
The Impact of the Gig Economy in the United States
10.7% of American households earn income from self-employment.
$4.4 billion in total self-employment income earned.
$35,395 in average per-household self-employment income
19% increase in the number of Americans in the gig economy from 2005 to 2015.
Where the Self-Employed Work in the U.S
South Dakota: 14.2%
The Gig Workers
Men are more likely to be self-employed than women.
The occupations where the self-employed make the biggest contribution:
Construction and extraction, 19.2% of all people in this occupation are self-employed
18.6% Management, business and financial operations
Cities where average household self-employment income has grown faster than median household income:
Atlanta, Phoenix & Detroit