Checking Emails

Aug 13, 2012

Q. With regard to work emails, how often do you check them in each of the following circumstances?

 

Regularly

Sometimes

Occasion-ally

Never

Out of work hours

46%

18%

18%

18%

On weekends

44%

16%

18%

22%

On holidays

31%

19%

22%

27%

* Based on the 68% of respondents who receive work emails.

46% say they regularly check their work emails out of hours, 44% on weekends and 31% on holidays.

Those most likely to check their emails regularly out of hours were women (52%) and aged 45-54 (57%). Those earning under $1,000pw (54%) were more likely to check emails out of work hours than those earning over $1,000pw (44%).

However, there were no major differences across demographics on checking work emails on weekends or holidays.