By 2030 close to 50% of actual jobs could be undertaken by robots and computerized systems. This brings serious considerations to our society in a multitud of areas, among them, education, social security, job creation and generational gaps.
Statista shows in a recent report that:
How Many Jobs Could Fall Victim to Automatization? Predicting the future is a precarious task, with or without a crystal ball. However, this shouldn’t stop people from preparing for what there is to come by all available means. Automation is here to stay and most experts predict that a big chunk of human work will soon be done by robots, because the economic system’s logic is built on cost cutting and efficiency.
Different researchers make differring predictions as to how many jobs could be at risk from automation. While professors and authors Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael Osborne quote pretty high figures in their publications, the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) thinks far fewer jobs are at risk.
Let us take a look at Statista′s chart: