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The United Kingdom predictions for 2022

Read 21 predictions about the United Kingdom in 2022, 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 the United Kingdom in 2022

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Politics predictions for the United Kingdom in 2022

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Government predictions for the United Kingdom in 2022

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Economy predictions for the United Kingdom in 2022

Economy related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2022 include:

  • Unemployment levels rise to 5.8% in the aftermath of Brexit.1
  • A thriving virtual reality industry helps the entertainment and media sector grow by GBP 8 billion each year since 2018.1
  • The e-sports market in the UK has grown 21% each year since 2018, and the sector is now worth GBP 48 million. That makes the UK the largest e-sports market in Europe.1
  • Digital music streaming revenues are GBP 1.4 billion this year, an increase of over GBP 621,000,000 since 2018.1

Technology predictions for the United Kingdom in 2022

Technology related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2022 include:

  • New 3D scanners at Heathrow airport allow security officers to view luggage contents clearly and from multiple angles, cutting down the amount of time travelers spend in security queues.1

Culture predictions for the United Kingdom in 2022

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Defense predictions for in 2022

Defense related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2022 include:

  • Drone swarms developed by the UK military are now being deployed to accompany F-35s on missions as a way to confuse and overwhelm enemy air defenses.1

Infrastructure predictions for the United Kingdom in 2022

Infrastructure related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2022 include:

  • To increase road safety, all new cars are now equipped with intelligent speed assistance that automatically stops drivers from exceeding speed limits.1
  • As diesel trains are phased out, the UK's newest trains run entirely on hydrogen, emitting only water.
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  • Solar power generation in the UK has only grown by 2.1GW since 2016, making the UK the slowest growing solar market among the top 20 GDP nations around the world.1

Environment predictions for the United Kingdom in 2022

Environment related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2022 include:

  • Schools across the UK eliminate single-use plastics.1
  • Packaging made of new plastic materials are now subject to a UK plastic tax. Only packaging made with at least 30% recycled materials are exempt.1

Science predictions for the United Kingdom in 2022

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Health predictions for the United Kingdom in 2022

Health related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2022 include:

  • Increased government funding supports the development of new, at-home telemedicine services, such as blood pressure monitoring and weight management machines.1
  • UK telemedicine market outlook to 2022 by services, technology platform and clinical applications - demand for telemedicine in the UK is expected to grow at a rapid pace during 2021-2022.Vote on this forecast

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

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