Share of freelancers who believe their jobs will be done by machines in the U.S. 2017

This statistic shows the share of full-time freelancers who believe their jobs will be done by machines in the future in the United States in 2017. During the survey, 34 percent of full-time freelancers reported that they believe all of their work will be done by robots or machines in the next 20 years.

Share of full-time freelancers who believe their jobs will be done by machines in the future in the U.S. in 2017

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Sources

Release date

September 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

July 21 to August 14, 2017

Number of respondents

2,173 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

individuals who have done supplemental, temporary, project- or contract-based work within the past 12 months.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: How much of the work that you currently do, do you think will be done by robots or machines in 20 years?
Total sample size was 6,000 adults.

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