Q. Which statement best represents your current situation? (In these statements, “automation” means the use of machines and technology to replace human processes).
|Total||Men||Women||Aged 18-34||Aged 35-54||Aged 55+|
|My job has already been replaced by automation||3%||5%||2%||5%||3%||2%|
|My job has been significantly changed my automation||9%||11%||7%||12%||8%||5%|
|I expect my job to be replaced by automation in the next five years||11%||12%||10%||17%||9%||4%|
|I don’t think my job will be replaced by automation in the foreseeable future||59%||56%||61%||53%||64%||58%|
(Based on those working)
59% of working respondents don’t think their job will be replaced by automation in the foreseeable future. 3% say that have already been replaced by automation, 9% say their job has significantly changed and 11% expect their job to be replaced by automation. 53% of those aged 18-34 don’t think their job will be replaced by automation compared to 64% of those aged 35-54.
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