United States forecasts for 2030
Read 12 forecasts about the United States in 2030, a year that will see this country experience significant change in its politics, economics, technology, culture, and environment. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.
Politics forecasts for the United States in 2030
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Government forecasts for the United States in 2030
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Economy forecasts for the United States in 2030
Economy related forecasts to impact the United States in 2030 include:
  • The plant-based and lab-grown food production industry has created 700,000 jobs since 2020. Likelihood: 60% 1
  • The US drops to become the world’s third-largest economy, behind China and India. Likelihood: 70% 1
Technology forecasts for the United States in 2030
Technology related forecasts to impact the United States in 2030 include:
Culture forecasts for the United States in 2030
Culture related forecasts to impact the United States in 2030 include:
  • By 2030, 45% of US working women aged 25 to 44 will be single. This is the largest share in history. Likelihood: 70% 1
Defense forecasts for the United States in 2030
Defense related forecasts to impact the United States in 2030 include:
  • All major, human-crewed US Navy vessels are now accompanied by multiple drone ships designed to safeguard them; they will do this by taking over dangerous scouting duties, drawing fire from enemy ships, and initiating first strike maneuvers during offensive engagements. Likelihood: 70% 1
Infrastructure forecasts for the United States in 2030
Infrastructure related forecasts to impact the United States in 2030 include:
  • Coal is now just 11% of total US power generation, a decline from 27% in 2018. Likelihood: 70% 1
  • Solar power generation now represents 20% of total US power generation nationwide. Likelihood: 60% 1
Environment forecasts for the United States in 2030
Environment related forecasts to impact the United States in 2030 include:
  • Climate resilience’ and ‘climate adaptability’ are now standard and required considerations for the approval of all government spending programs moving forward. Likelihood: 80% 1
  • Due to climate change, 2030 to 2035 sees the American Southwest begin to experience megadroughts that last for years, crippling the region’s agricultural capacity and forcing states to enact strict water conservation policies. Likelihood: 70% 1
Disruptive forecasts for the United States in 2030
Disruptive related forecasts to impact the United States in 2030 include:
  • Farmland values will collapse by 40% to 80% (compared to 2020 valuations) due to the rapidly increasing popularity of plant-based and lab-grown food alternatives. Likelihood: 60% 1
  • Revenues of the US beef and dairy industry, and their suppliers, decline by at least 50% (compared to 2020 revenues) due to the rapidly increasing popularity of plant-based and lab-grown food alternatives. Likelihood: 60% 1
Super humans forecasts for the United States in 2030
Super related forecasts to impact the United States in 2030 include:
  • 90% of US dairy protein consumption has been replaced by cheaper, authentic-tasting plant-based and grown lab alternatives. Likelihood: 60% 1
  • The market for ground beef, by volume, has shrunk by 70%, steak market by 30% and the dairy market by about 90%, largely due to the growing popularity of plant-based and lab-grown alternatives. All together, demand for cow products is now half what it was in 2019. Likelihood: 60% 1
Weird science forecasts for the United States in 2030
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