United Kingdom predictions for 2023

Read 18 predictions about the United Kingdom in 2023, 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 2023

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Politics predictions for the United Kingdom in 2023

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Government predictions for the United Kingdom in 2023

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Economy predictions for the United Kingdom in 2023

Economy related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2023 include:

  • The market for convenient, healthy, protein-rich, superfood-filled snack and cereal bars has grown 5.95% since 2019 and is now worth GBP 989 million. Likelihood: 80%1
  • Rising costs of living and social security cuts result in record-high numbers of UK children now living in relative poverty, at 37%. The previous highest was recorded at 34% in the 1990s. Likelihood: 60%1

Technology predictions for the United Kingdom in 2023

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Culture predictions for the United Kingdom in 2023

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Defense predictions for in 2023

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Infrastructure predictions for the United Kingdom in 2023

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  • UK government commits to expanding wind energy projects, as the country now accounts for 35% of Europe’s offshore wind energy. Likelihood: 40%1
  • The number of households that rent privately is now 22%, made up mostly of 35- to 49-year-olds who cite affordability and location as their two determining factors for choosing to rent. Likelihood: 60%1

Environment predictions for the United Kingdom in 2023

Environment related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2023 include:

  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs enforces the extended producer responsibility model, which calls on manufacturers to maintain accountability for the costs associated with recycling their products or packaging after its use. Likelihood: 70%1
  • Bioenergy remains the largest source of renewable energy in the UK. Bioenergy converts the pulpy residue from sugar cane, other plants, wood, and animal waste into liquid biofuels. Likelihood: 70%1

Science predictions for the United Kingdom in 2023

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Health predictions for the United Kingdom in 2023

Health related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2023 include:

  • Doctors now able to prescribe social, art-based treatments, such as music, dance, singing, and art, for health ailments; this is to promote health prevention and reduce reliance on pills and medications. Likelihood: 90%1
  • Cigarette smoking levels now at an all-time low, with only 11% of the population identifying as smokers. Public health campaigns help to solidify Britain’s position as a global leader on tobacco control. Likelihood: 70%1

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