More than five million jobs will disappear by 2020 as a result of genetics, artificial intelligence, robotics and other technological changes.
This is stated in the research of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
About 7 million jobs disappear and 2,000,000 of 'yavlyatsya as a result of technological changes on 15 major developed markets, reports Bloomberg citing the words of the WEF president Klaus Schwab Martin.
The results of the study covering 15 countries and 1.9 billion workers - about 65% of the workforce in the world.
"To avoid the worst scenario - technological changes accompanied with a lack of talent, mass unemployment and growing inequality, retraining and advanced training of current workers will be crucial " - the authors of the study.
"Unable to withstand the current technological revolution, relying only on the power of the next generation " - say researchers.
Analysts predict that will suffer, especially in the increasingly technological revolution of administrative and office workers ( "white collar "), the loss of jobs in this category amount to two-thirds.