Stats on robots density, relative to jobs. China is sprinting ahead…

Stats on robots density, relative to jobs. China is sprinting ahead…

Update from Wayne Radinsky:

“The 9% and 5% are annual numbers. It was stated in a way that looked the other way in the news article, but I clicked through to the full report which clarified that the 9% and 5% are annual.”

Originally shared by Wayne Radinsky

Asia has 64 robots per 10,000 workers. The global average is 74. The Americas has 84. Europe has 99. South Korea has the highest at 631.

China has the fastest growing robot density, going from 23 in 2013 to 68 in 2016, a rate of increase of 44%/year. From 2010 to 2016, robot density grew an average of 9% in Asia (1.5%/year) and 5% in Europe (0.8%/year).

http://www.zdnet.com/article/robot-density-a-strange-metric-elegantly-illustrates-the-revolution-underway/
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