For several years now, millennials have been unfairly saddled with the notion that they are lazy or lack ambition.

The 30 business professionals under the age of 30 featured in this month’s issue of 425 Business surely challenge that notion.

Data scientists at FreshBooks, a Toronto-based company that offers cloud-based accounting software for small-business owners, polled a representative sample of 1,000 American freelancers to the Millennial Workaholics Index to gauge the work habits of millennials. Here are some of the results from the study.

 

Illustration by Jorgen Burt

66% identify as workaholics

 

56% work more than 40 hours per week

 

20% work more than 60 hours per week

 

70% work on the weekend

 

63% work while sick

 

63% work on their birthdays

 

51% work over holiday breaks

 

48% work on New Year’s Eve or Day

 

32% have worked in the bathroom

 

27% have worked while on a date