700,000 Finns are going to re-train for artificial intelligence over the next five years

Over 70 percent of Finns believe that artificial intelligence will replace the work done by people in the next five years, a survey by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy shows.

Every fifth Finn thinks that he is retraining for artificial intelligence over the next five years.

An expert report published in June 2018 estimates that up to one million Finns may need retraining or further training as a result of the proliferation of artificial intelligence technologies.

  • Most Finns trust that artificial intelligence will improve life in the future.
  • Artificial intelligence will have a significant impact on the work in the next few years.
  • Artificial intelligence will have a significant impact on work in the next few years.
  • Over 70 percent of Finns believe that artificial intelligence will replace the work done by people in the next five years.

At the same time, one in five working-age people believes that retraining in the same term is topical – about 700,000 Finns. This came out from the Ministry of Employment and Economy’s survey.

An expert report published in June 2018 estimates that up to one million Finns may need retraining or further training as a result of the proliferation of artificial intelligence technologies.

In the light of the survey, it would seem that citizens have already prepared themselves for this. The survey asked the respondents of working age what the respondent thinks about the claim “Artificial intelligence changes the competence requirements of working life. Do you believe that retraining is topical for you in the next five years? ”

  • Nearly one in five (22%) of respondents aged 18-64 said “yes”.
  • The 35-44-year-olds were the most prepared to retrain, with a figure of 36 percent. Again, women aged 18-34, of whom 25% considered retraining to be topical over the next five years.

The Finns were very confident about artificial intelligence

The majority (53%) said they were confident that artificial intelligence would improve their lives in the future. Respondents said they were relying on artificial intelligence because “it is the future” and it was believed to make everyday life easier. In addition, medicine and medical care were thought to benefit from artificial intelligence.

Almost 40 percent responded to using artificial intelligence in their everyday lives. In practice, however, all Finns who use information technology also make use of artificial intelligence.

 

Source: Iltalehti.fi

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