Especially during the corona pandemic, the use of home office in Germany expanded considerably, as various studies presented in the Themenmonitor show.
Even before the corona pandemic, home office use had increased significantly in some cases in recent years. In 2022, in the middle of the coronal pandemic, it was over 22 % on average in Europe. Germany was above the european average. In comparison, significantly more people work from home in the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The study results for Germany show that even after the suspension of the home office obligation, about half of the employed work at home at least occasionally. It is an exciting question what long-term effect the forced home office use during the corona pandemic will have on the working world in Germany.