According to the quoted source, the least qualified employees will be the most affected, and this will occur in an extremely unequal manner from one country to another or even in the same country.

Robots have already taken the place of millions of people in the industry and this is happening more and more frequently in services due to advances in visual analysis, voice recognition or automated learning, as many aspects of artificial intelligence, according to the analysis and consulting firm.

The study comes as the debate regularly returns to the economic benefits, but also to the dangers for the jobs of autonomous cars or omnipresence of robotic systems in factories or logistics centers.

Numerous experts say that while automation generally contributes to job creation, it has also led to a division between skilled and less qualified jobs, leaving many employees without jobs.

In turn, the Oxford Economics study estimates that the current wave of "robotization" will increase productivity and growth, creating at the same time just as many jobs as it will replace. (source: