Useful links

The ESRC-funded seminar series ‘Entrepreneurship in Homes and Neighbourhoods’ led by Darja Reuschke, Colin Mason, Stephen Syrett and Maarten van Ham:

The Microbusiness Research Portal provides information on microbusinesses. This network is set up by the Office for National Statistics, Stephen Syrett (CEEDR, Middlesex University, London) and Darja Reuschke:

The European Research Council:

“Work Home”, a project on design and planning around homeworking by Frances Holliss:

Source data

The UK Longitudinal Small Business Survey

Eurostat Labour Force Survey (LFS): The LFS contains data on homeworking that can be disaggregated by employment status (ehome)

The UK Household Longitudinal Study

The German Socio Economic Panel Study

Census of Population, England and Wales

The ERC WORKANDHOME project commissioned the following tables to identify home-based self-employment in small areas in England and Wales. The data are now publicly available here:




United States Census Bureau: Home-based business statistics in the US 2002 – 2014

IPPR Report on the value of workspaces for small businesses, entrepreneurs and artists in London (2016) 

Deskmag Global Coworking Survey 2017: 

Study on the Social Networks of the Dutch (SSND)

Study on the Social Networks of Entrepreneurs (SSNE)

Longitudinal Small Business Survey UK

European Work Conditions Survey 2015

Partners and collaborators

ILS Dortmund (Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development)

Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR)