When looking at the future value of the absorption of artificial intelligence by the economy in France, it was predicted that intelligent automation would create a gross value added (GVA) of approximately 320 billion U.S. dollars by the year 2035. The GVA for augmentation in Spain was predicted to reach 51 billion U.S. dollars, and a total of 93 billion U.S. dollars for artificial intelligence in Belgium by 2035.
Businesses related to the sector are also booming. In the UK, the number of data processing, hosting and related activities businesses has been increasing. This can also be said for the number of computer repair businesses, software publishing businesses, and computer programming and consultancy businesses. In 2015, there were a total of 223 mergers and acquisitions deals in the IT consulting sector in Europe.