This chart reflects responses to Question #26 from the Spring 2020 and Winter 2021 and Question #24 from the Spring 2021 surveys which asked respondents “Do members of your household take turns sharing devices, internet, or work space?” The available options were.
Yes, we take turns using the internet.
Yes, we schedule and share use of computers, laptops, or tablets.
Yes, we schedule use of or share office space.
No, everyone has their own technology and space.
It varies from day to day.
We had to prior to the pandemic and continue to do so.
We have started doing so because of the pandemic.
I live alone.
No one is working or schooling remotely.
177 respondents answered this question.
Eighty-six respondents (48.6%) stated everyone had their own technology and space
Thirty-one respondents (17.5%) answered that they live alone.
Sixteen respondents (9%) answered no one is working or schooling remotely.
Eighteen respondents (10.2%) answered that they share computers, laptops, or tablets.
Twenty-two respondents (12.4%) said they share office space.
Ten respondents (5.7%) answered that they share internet.
One respondent answered that they shared before the pandemic and will continue to do so.
Four respondents (2.3%) said it varied from day to day.
Four respondents (2.3%) answered other.
The data was produced by the Shifting Energy Demands in COVID-19 Survey, which has been administered to 234 people over two time periods. The Spring 2020 survey was administered to 86 people between May and June, and the Winter 2020 survey was administered to 83 people between December 2020 and March 2021 The Spring 2021 survey was administered to 65 people between March 2021 and June 2021. Visit the Shifting Energy Demands in COVID-19 - Spring + Winter 2020 Survey Results page to view more data from our survey. The project is approved by Drexel’s IRB.
Andrew Rosenthal, " Do members of your household take turns sharing devices, internet, or work space? (Cumulative Q.24/28)", contributed by Andrew Rosenthal, Alison Kenner, Briana Leone, Morgan Sarao and James Adams, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 6 June 2022, accessed 29 June 2022. https://energyrights.info/content/do-members-your-household-take-turns-sharing-devices-internet-or-work-space-cumulative-q2428