Up to 30% of existing UK jobs could be impacted by automation by early 2030s

Signal of change / Up to 30% of existing UK jobs could be impacted by automation by early 2030s

By Michaela Rose / 24 Oct 2017

There are (legitimate) fears that AI will lead to mass unemployment, as low-skilled job wages drop towards zero, creating an even larger societal gap and bigger inequalities. PWC estimated that 30% of UK jobs are at high risk of being eliminated by AI by 2030:

 

Up to 30% of existing UK jobs could be impacted by automation by early 2030s, but this should be offset by job gains elsewhere in economy - Press room

Up to around 30% of existing UK jobs are susceptible to automation from robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) by the early 2030s, but in many cases the nature of jobs will change rather than disappear This is lower than the US at 38% and Germany at 35%, but higher than



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What might the implications of this be? What related signals of change have you seen?

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