india predictions for 2025

Read 51 predictions about India in 2025, 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.

International relations predictions for India in 2025

International relations predictions to impact India in 2025 include:

  • India partners with Vietnam and funds a nuclear weapon program, curbing China's dominance in the region. Likelihood: 40%1
  • India funds defense infrastructure in island countries like Mauritius, Seychelles, among other Asian nations to counter China's expansion in the region. Likelihood: 60%1
  • Australia, the United States, India, and Japan establish a joint regional infrastructure scheme to counter China's Belt and Road Initiative. Likelihood: 60%1
  • Since a military standoff in the Doklam Plateau in 2017, India and China have bolstered their infrastructure and military in the Himalayas as they prepare for their second confrontation. Likelihood: 50%1

Politics predictions for India in 2025

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Government predictions for India in 2025

Government related predictions to impact India in 2025 include:

  • India and Russia spend $30 billion on energy deals with each other, up from USD 11 billion. Likelihood: 80%1

Economy predictions for India in 2025

Economy related predictions to impact India in 2025 include:

  • India has grown its GDP from USD 3 trillion in 2019 to USD 5 trillion. The country surpasses the UK and Japan to become the second-largest economy in the Asia-Pacific region. Likelihood: 70%1
  • India's startup scene has generated 1.25 million jobs, up from 410 thousand jobs in 2019. Likelihood: 70%1
  • India's labor force grows from 480 million in 2017 to 545 million today. The digital economy alone has created over 60 million new jobs. Likelihood: 90%1
  • The Indian semiconductor industry is now worth $32 billion, with a CAGR of 10% over the past seven years. Likelihood: 70%1
  • 90% of Indian banks have adopted varying levels of AI and machine learning algorithms. However, detecting and predicting human behavior is still out of reach. Likelihood: 90%1

Technology predictions for India in 2025

Technology related predictions to impact India in 2025 include:

  • Digital technologies generate roughly $1 trillion for India's economy, accounting for 20% of the country's nominal GDP. Likelihood: 90%1
  • Lab-grown "clean meat" becomes available in India for general consumption. Likelihood: 70%1
  • Indian banks lose USD 9 billion in revenue due to e-wallets and digital banking competition. Likelihood: 90%1
  • 65% of India's population uses smartphones, a 50% increase from a decade ago. Likelihood: 90%1
  • Automation makes its way into India's healthcare system; the surgical robotics market hits $350 million, up from $64 million in 2016. Likelihood: 70%1
  • Ride-hailing services operating India convert 40% of their fleets to electric vehicles. Likelihood: 70%1

Culture predictions for India in 2025

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Defense predictions for in 2025

Defense related predictions to impact India in 2025 include:

  • India's defense exports increase from $1.47 billion in 2019 to $25 billion today. Likelihood: 70%1

Infrastructure predictions for India in 2025

Infrastructure related predictions to impact India in 2025 include:

  • After India and the US signed an agreement to cooperate in the civil nuclear energy sector in 2008, the US builds six nuclear power plants in Indian provinces like Maharashtra and Gujarat. Likelihood: 70%1
  • A polymer glue made by shredded plastic now holds together ~70% of India's roads. Likelihood: 60%1

Environment predictions for India in 2025

Environment related predictions to impact India in 2025 include:

  • Every new 2-wheeler sold in India is now electric. Likelihood: 60%1
  • 25% of all vehicles in India are now electric. Likelihood: 90%1

Science predictions for India in 2025

Science related predictions to impact India in 2025 include:

Health predictions for India in 2025

Health related predictions to impact India in 2025 include:

  • India becomes Tuberculosis free. Likelihood: 70%1
  • India reduces the number of people with high blood pressure from 200 million to 150 million, a 25% decrease. Likelihood: 80%1
  • India provides free healthcare for 500 million people. Likelihood: 70%1

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January 7, 2022. Last updated January 7, 2020.

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