Opinion on likelihood of robots doing human labor in the next 50 years Japan 2018

The statistic depicts the results of a survey conducted between May and June 2018 in Japan about the people's perceived probability of robots and computers doing much of human labor in the next 50 years. The survey revealed that the majority of respondents, about 61 percent, thought that robots and computers would probably do much of the work currently done by humans in the next 50 years, while only one percent thought that it would definitely not happen.

People's perceived probability of robots and computers doing much of human labor in the next 50 years in Japan as of 2018

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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

Japan

Survey time period

May 24 to June 19, 2018

Number of respondents

1,016 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Overall, how likely do you think it is that in the next 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work currently done by humans?"

Figures may not add up due to rounding.

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