Infographic: Top 6 Reasons Why People Go Into Freelancing

What are the factors that made someone decide to become a freelancer?

In the 2012 Freelance Industry Report, six reasons came out why people went into freelancing as a career. Below is a simple infographic showing the results of the survey conducted.

Infographic: Top 6 Reasons Why People Go Into Freelancing

Moreover, the report showed how gender factors in the pursuit of a freelancing career.

It’s been found that the most important factor for women is because they wanted more time freedom and flexibility in schedule (31.3% women vs 19.8% men); while for men, it was mostly about pursuing one’s passion (22.9% men vs 22.4% women).

Are you a freelancer? Is yes, then why did you go into freelancing? Share your reason below as a comment and let’s discuss.