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Drones are set to add hundreds of thousands of jobs to the world economy

BBC drone pilot and jobs

 

One of the most read articles on Robotenomics is Five areas in Robotics and their economic impact. The first area in the article I cited is drones. Subsequent client research reports by Robotenomics and articles, such as this one on Amazon’s drones have qualified the employment growth for drone pilots. The BBC have a nice summary of job projections which is well worth a read…

Globally, the world market for piloted drones is forecast to more than double by 2022 and be a 4bn euros ($4.37bn) business per year, according to a European Commission impact assessment report issued in December in conjunction with its proposal to gradually create a legal framework for the safe operation of drones. Europe would represent about 25% of the world market, translating into some 150,000 jobs by 2050.

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For the next 40-50 years there’s going to be guaranteed jobs,” for those with special skills as a drone pilot or systems engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 Comment

  1. Joan Slowey Dellett says:

    Colin, I am not sure where you are located but I would like to talk to you about appearing on our public affairs show “Another Thing” which tapes in Monmouth County, NJ to talk about robotic technology and its effect on jobs and the economy. Please contact me. Thank you.

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