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Exploring the Main Jobs and Work Schedules of Digital Nomads in 2023!

According to the latest report from Statista, there is a growing trend of digital nomads who are changing the way we think about work and travel. In 2023, the primary occupations and employment arrangements of digital nomads are explored in-depth. This report sheds light on the diverse and unique lifestyles of digital nomads and the impact they have on the global workforce.

1: 83% of digital nomads are self-employed!

The rise of digital technology has made it easier for people to work from anywhere in the world, as long as they have a reliable internet connection. Many self-employed digital nomads enjoy the freedom and flexibility that comes with being able to work from anywhere, without being tied down to a specific location.

The main industries that digital nomads work in as self employed include:

Web Development,

Graphic Design,


Online Marketing,

Software Development.

2: 66% are business owners

Digital nomadic business owners are individuals who have embraced the freedom of working remotely from anywhere in the world. They typically run businesses that can be operated solely through a laptop and an internet connection, such as freelance writing, graphic design, web development, and consulting services. Other popular digital nomadic businesses include e-commerce, affiliate marketing, and online education platforms.

3: 34% are freelancers or gig workers

These individuals often work remotely, using technology to connect with clients and colleagues from different parts of the world. Their work can vary widely, from writing and design to programming and consulting. Some popular gig economy platforms include Upwork, Fiverr, and TaskRabbit, providing opportunities for freelancers to find work in a variety of fields.

4: 17% are hired by a firm

According to recent studies, approximately 17% of digital nomads are hired by firms. These firms vary in size and industry, but the most common types of firms that hire digital nomads include tech companies, marketing agencies, and consulting firms. Some firms specifically seek out digital nomads for their expertise in remote work and ability to work independently.

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