Rather gloomy research that AI, Robotics and automation will only create 19% of jobs that they will replace.
One fault in the logic- it extrapolates current trend and takes no account of new jobs and roles that do not exist today.
Even so- it points to the urgency of governments, enterprises, education and voters at large to plan and act. Digital disruption speeds up every day so no time to lose.
Joblift’s studies show that 136,939 jobs dealing directly with AI and automation have been posted in the last 12 months. Jobs in this field have increased by a median of 0.06% each month. Assuming this remains consistent, calculations suggest that over the next 15 years the field of AI, automation and robotics will create 2,535,009 new jobs in total. According to an analysis by PwC, 30% of existing roles in the UK are at risk of being replaced by robotics in the next 15 years. Assuming the current rate of growth for the whole UK labour market remains at a median increase of 1.49%, by 2031, 13,375,363 jobs will at risk from automation. Therefore, the newly created roles would be able to fill only 19% of the jobs lost to automation and robotics.