c-RTR2UMH1-Eddie Keogh

39%

The share of jobs at a high risk of being automated in London is 39%, lower than every other region in the UK.

Published April 20, 2017

Check out more stories below—and sign up for our weekly e-mail.

Share this story

c-RTR2UMH1-Eddie Keogh
39%

Share of jobs at high risk of automation in the UK

c-RTR2UMH1-Eddie Keogh
39%

The British capital, and surrounding areas in the south of the country, already benefit from lower unemployment and higher productivity than in the north.

c-RTR2UMH1-Eddie Keogh
39%

As more workers expect to lose their jobs to robots, the wealth gap between north and south is expected to grow, according to think tank IPPR.

c-RTR2UMH1-Eddie Keogh
39%

Sectors that have both more potential to suffer from automation and more low-skilled workers should get more support, says the think tank.

This is the case in retail, where 2.5 million jobs could be automated, and three in every four workers don’t have a degree-level qualification.

c-RTR2UMH1-Eddie Keogh
39%

Industries with most risk of automation in the UK

home our picks popular latest obsessions search