23% of jobs will be different in 2027, a revolution that will imply the creation of 69 million jobs and, in parallel, the disappearance of 83 million jobs, according to a report published today by the World Economic Forum, focused on the future of the world of work
The difference points to a reduction of 14 million jobs, equivalent to 2% of employment today.
The analysis has been prepared based on the responses of more than 800 surveyed companies, which have identified that employment will be driven in the near future by the ecological transition, environmental, social and governance standards, and the location of supply chains. supply.
Likewise, the adoption of advanced technology and digitization will have a strong influence and a positive impact on job creation.
The firms surveyed had no hesitation in pointing out that the biggest job creator will be digital commerce: at least two million new jobs.
Big data management is the top industry among job creators such as data scientist/analyst and big data specialists.
Similarly, at least 30% more specialists in artificial intelligence robot learning and cybersecurity experts will be needed.
Faced with this perspective, the executive director of the Davos Economic Forum, Saadia Zahidi, has indicated that the advancement of artificial intelligence and other technologies will increase the uncertainties that had already set in as a result of the pandemic and the economic and geopolitical crises.
Companies surveyed by the Forum said that in the coming years they will prioritize training their employees in the use of artificial intelligence and big data.
On the losing side will be office jobs, among which cashiers and clerks in charge of data entry into computers will be affected more quickly.
According to the report, automated tasks today are almost the same as they were three years ago. In total, 34% of tasks are automated, just 1% above 2020.
In absolute terms, the largest increase in jobs will occur in education and agriculture, although training will play a central role in the opportunities that are generated.
The study estimates that 44% of each worker's skills will require updating.
According to the criteria of The Trust Project