Poll Results

We run polls to explore public opinion on the impact of automation and AI on jobs, careers, and the future of work. On this page, you can see the responses to understand how people are feeling about these pressing issues and what they believe lies ahead in an increasingly automated world.

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Perceptions and attitudes toward automation

Q: What's your attitude toward automation?

Option Votes Percentage
Extremely positive 129
20.94 %
Somewhat positive 152
24.68 %
Neutral 147
23.86 %
Somewhat negative 110
17.86 %
Extremely negative 78
12.66 %

Q: Do you think the benefits of automation outweigh the risks?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, definitely 201
27.50 %
Yes, somewhat 162
22.16 %
No, the risks are greater 97
13.27 %
No, they are too unpredictable 106
14.50 %
I'm not sure 165
22.57 %

Effects on employment and work culture

Q: How worried are you about automation affecting your job?

Option Votes Percentage
Not worried at all 168
23.20 %
Slightly worried 144
19.89 %
Moderately worried 165
22.79 %
Very worried 193
26.66 %
Already affected 54
7.46 %

Q: Are you worried about the impact of automation on your children's future job opportunities?

Option Votes Percentage
Very worried 428
36.55 %
Somewhat worried 266
22.72 %
Neutral 210
17.93 %
Not very worried 120
10.25 %
Not worried at all 147
12.55 %

Q: Should automation replace human jobs, or assist humans in their jobs?

Option Votes Percentage
Replace 145
9.00 %
Assist 652
40.45 %
A balance of both 503
31.20 %
I'm not sure 312
19.35 %

Education and skills for future

Q: Do you think the current education system is adequately preparing students for an automated future?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, definitely 118
4.83 %
Yes, somewhat 152
6.22 %
No, it needs improvement 1044
42.70 %
No, not at all 874
35.75 %
I'm not sure 257
10.51 %

Q: Considering the rise of automation and AI, how has the importance of continuous learning and skill development changed for you?

Option Votes Percentage
Now a top priority 121
31.03 %
Significantly more important now 107
27.44 %
Somewhat more important now 65
16.67 %
No change - learning always mattered 74
18.97 %
Not important - automation doesn't affect me 23
5.90 %

Policy and responsibility

Q: Do you believe the government should regulate job automation?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, strongly 310
42.01 %
Yes, but not too strictly 179
24.25 %
No, the market should decide 157
21.27 %
I'm unsure 92
12.47 %

Q: Do you trust tech companies to use AI responsibly?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, completely 139
11.17 %
Yes, mostly 185
14.87 %
Neutral / Unsure 252
20.26 %
No, not really 310
24.92 %
No, not at all 358
28.78 %

Q: Should employers be responsible for reskilling/retraining employees when their jobs are automated?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, completely 332
46.69 %
Yes, but partially 195
27.43 %
No, employees should self-educate 82
11.53 %
I'm not sure 102
14.35 %

Q: Would a Universal Basic Income be a good solution to potential job losses due to automation?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, definitely 207
36.64 %
Yes, perhaps 136
24.07 %
Neutral / unsure 69
12.21 %
No, there are better solutions 69
12.21 %
No, not at all 84
14.87 %

Q: Should there be government incentives for companies that reskill their employees due to automation?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, definitely 245
55.43 %
Yes, but only for certain sectors 86
19.46 %
No, companies should bear the cost 45
10.18 %
I'm not sure 66
14.93 %

Q: In your opinion, who should be responsible for creating jobs if automation leads to widespread job loss?

Option Votes Percentage
Government 198
26.54 %
Private sector 112
15.01 %
Joint responsibility of both 300
40.21 %
Others 30
4.02 %
I'm not sure 106
14.21 %

Data privacy and automation

Q: Are you comfortable sharing personal data with online services to improve AI and enhance functionality?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, if it enhances the service 117
23.73 %
Yes, if data is anonymized 75
15.21 %
Maybe, depends on the service 70
14.20 %
No, unless I control the data 89
18.05 %
No, under no circumstances 142
28.80 %

Q: How important is it for businesses to be transparent about their use of automation and AI?

Option Votes Percentage
Very important 302
62.66 %
Somewhat important 98
20.33 %
Neutral / unsure 48
9.96 %
Not very important 13
2.70 %
Not important at all 21
4.36 %

Q: Are you aware of the data that AI systems collect from you on a daily basis?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, completely aware 299
35.14 %
Somewhat aware 237
27.85 %
Not sure 124
14.57 %
Not really aware 101
11.87 %
Not aware at all 90
10.58 %

Q: Do you feel informed about the data AI systems collect from you?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, fully informed 121
28.34 %
Somewhat informed 93
21.78 %
Not informed, but would like to know more 159
37.24 %
Not informed and not concerned 54
12.65 %

Q: How important do you think it is for AI systems to have an 'opt-out' option for data collection?

Option Votes Percentage
Very important 270
63.23 %
Somewhat important 68
15.93 %
Neutral 61
14.29 %
Not very important 11
2.58 %
Not important at all 17
3.98 %

Q: In the context of automation, what level of data regulation do you think should be implemented?

Option Votes Percentage
Strict regulation 167
33.40 %
Moderate regulation 156
31.20 %
Minimal regulation 62
12.40 %
No regulation 30
6.00 %
I'm not sure 85
17.00 %

Prediction of automation impact

Q: Do you think automation will overall have a positive or negative impact on the economy?

Option Votes Percentage
Positive 226
24.09 %
Negative 135
14.39 %
Both positive and negative 470
50.11 %
I'm not sure 107
11.41 %

AI Chatbot Tools

Q: Have you used an AI chatbot like ChatGPT before?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, frequently 453
38.98 %
Yes, occasionally 320
27.54 %
Once or twice 175
15.06 %
Never 214
18.42 %

Q: How satisfied are you with the performance of AI chatbots?

Option Votes Percentage
Very satisfied 77
25.50 %
Somewhat satisfied 91
30.13 %
Neutral 69
22.85 %
Somewhat dissatisfied 30
9.93 %
Very dissatisfied 35
11.59 %

Q: Do you trust AI chatbots with handling sensitive information?

Option Votes Percentage
Yes, completely 147
16.54 %
Somewhat 206
23.17 %
No 411
46.23 %
I'm unsure 125
14.06 %

Q: How do you see the role of AI chatbots evolving in the future?

Option Votes Percentage
They will become more prevalent and versatile 337
71.55 %
They will stay roughly the same as now 31
6.58 %
Their usage will decrease due to privacy concerns 33
7.01 %
I'm unsure 70
14.86 %