OECD Says 27% of Jobs at Risk from AI

According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an average of 27% of global jobs are at risk of being easily automated using AI.

Although we’re in the early stages and this won’t happen tomorrow,

eastern European countries are the most exposed, OECD reports in its 2023 Employment Outlook. The jobs at most significant risk are those using more than 25 of the 100 skills and abilities that AI can easily automate.

Interestingly, two-thirds of workers already working with it claim that automation has made their jobs less dangerous or tedious. OECD says a lot of what will happen here depends on how the governments handle their country’s approach to AI.

It seems that if AI will do away with 27% of jobs on average, what is the corresponding job growth supporting the rise of AI? How much of the loss is being offset? Just wondering…

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