The most recent jobs report, showing a high unemployment rate in 2018, also portrays the global economy capable of generating plenty of work. But what if, in the not-too-distant future, there won’t be enough jobs to go around?
That’s what some economists believe will happen as robots and artificial intelligence increasingly becomes capable of performing human tasks. Researchers, for example, estimate that nearly half of all jobs may be at risk in the coming decades, with lower-paid occupations among the most vulnerable.
Wondering how vulnerable your job might be? Refer to the chart below to see what the researchers think is the probability of your job being automated.