What 2042 will look like | Future Forecast

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Fast Forecast for 2042
  • Phone numbers become extinct, replaced by various text and voice messaging services. 1
  • Bangkok is now surrounded by massive flood walls 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 9,278,694,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 21,086,667 1
  • Number of Internet users worldwide reaches 5,049,000,000 1

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March 20, 2016. Last updated January 18, 2017.
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