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australia predictions for 2040

Read 16 predictions about Australia in 2040, 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.

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Economy predictions for Australia in 2040

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  • Unemployment rates peak at 20% across the country this year, due to declining academic results and a workforce that is underskilled in new technologies.1
  • Australia's liquified natural gas exports exceed 115 million tonnes, up from 77 million tonnes in 2019.1

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Infrastructure predictions for Australia in 2040

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  • More than 63% of Australia's coal plants have closed.1
  • Almost two-thirds of Australia's coal-fired generation will be out by 2040, Aemo says.Vote on this forecast

Environment predictions for Australia in 2040

Environment related predictions to impact Australia in 2040 include:

  • Climate change has led to Australian heatwaves this year that have reached highs of 50 degrees Celcius.1
  • Australian residents are paying AU$2,500 more for water and sewage bills this year compared to 2017 because of climate change, outdated infrastructure, and urban population growth.1
  • Solar power from household and business rooftop solar panels generates 50,000 MW more of energy than in 2019, thanks to the growth of the solar installation sector.1

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Health predictions for Australia in 2040

Health related predictions to impact Australia in 2040 include:

  • There are currently 1.9 million Australians living with cancer or who have survived the disease, an increase of 72% from 1.1 million in 2018.1
  • Nearly 20% of the population is now over the age of 65, compared to 15% in 2018.1

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