Industrial Federation of Robotics - Positive Impact of Industrial Robots on Employment (70 pages)
The statistics mainly point to reduction in employment in
manufacturing in the developed countries, but this is often a small
reduction. It coincides with an increase in output and an increase in
robotics use except in the case of Japan.
The extra number that have gained employment in the years 2000 to 2008
is far greater than the small numbers losing their jobs in