PwC: 25% Czech firms want to replace 5%+ people with automation

Published: 08.02.2022 Related countries:  Netherlands Netherlands

More than 5 % of employees in 2021 will be replaced by automation in 12 % of companies.

79 % of CEOs expect their own companies' revenues to grow, up 8 p.p. year-on-year. The PwC CEO Survey 2022 also showed that this the figure is up from 75 % in 2019. Respondents see a shortage of skilled staff as the biggest threat (94 %). They are also particularly concerned about wage growth (85 %), high inflation (84 %), pandemics (73 %), commodity price volatility (69 %) and energy prices (67 %). More than 5 % of employees in 2021 will be replaced by automation in 12 % of companies. In 2022, 24 % of respondents plan to take similar steps. 

Prepared by the team of the CzechTrade foreign office in The Hague

Source: Česká informační agentura, s.r.o. (ČIANEWS)