What the future, AI-led economy holds for employment

In less than 20 years from today, roughly 50% of all jobs will be handled by computers. Artificial intelligence and automation has pretty much taken over routine and repetitive work. And the march continues. As machine learning algorithms become more state-of-the-art, machines will assume services-type roles like driving, sales, waitressing, cleaning and customer service. In the diagram below, we witness how likely each job is at risk of being automated. Fields in black denote the number of workers who risk getting displaced by machines.

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