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Table 2 Demographics of full-time and part-time drivers on Platform W

From: Labor control and task autonomy under the sharing economy: a mixed-method study of drivers’ work

Variable Category Full-time drivers (%) Part-time drivers (%)
Age (years) 24 or below 5 3.8
25–34 44.9 42.5
35–44 33.3 39
45–54 14.9 13
55–64 1.9 1.6
65 or above 0 0
Gender Male 97.5 97.4
Female 2.5 2.6
Educational attainment Middle school or below 24.2 11.8
High school or vocational high school 55.1 43
Vocational college 15.5 27.7
College 4.9 16.3
Master’s or above 0.3 1.3
Marital status Married 83.6 85.5
Number of children 0 6.1 7.8
1 55.5 63.3
2 33.6 26
3 or more 4.9 2.9
City First-tier city 59 48.9
Non-first-tier city 41 51.1
Hukou status Local 35.9 51.3
Not local 64.1 48.7