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Robots could fill the jobs of 3.5 million people in greying Japan by 2025, a think tank says, helping to avert worker shortages as the country's population shrinks.
Japan faces a 16 per cent slide in the size of its workforce by 2030 while the number of elderly will mushroom, the government estimates.