1.5 million jobs are now at 'high risk' of automation, official figures reveal

Daily Mail 

Almost 1.5million jobs are at risk of being replaced by robots, a new survey by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed. Women and young people are at higher risk than other demographics in their jobs. A total of 7.4 per cent of all jobs are under threat, a figure which is slightly down from the 8.1 per cent number from 2011. Almost 1.5million jobs are at risk of being replaced by robots, a new survey by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed. The ONS analysed the jobs of 20 million people from 2011 and 2017 in England and found that that 7.4 per cents are at high risk of automation.