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The United Kingdom predictions for 2040

Read 18 predictions about the United Kingdom 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.

International relations predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

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Politics predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

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Government predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

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Economy predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

Economy related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2040 include:

  • Over 60,000 new employees now work in electric vehicle battery production.1
  • The UK wine industry will generate GBP 658 million in revenue this year and has created over 20,000 new jobs since 2018.1
  • 11 million electric vehicles on the roads have led to GBP 150 billion worth of opportunities for electricity utility companies.1

Technology predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

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Culture predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

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Defense predictions for in 2040

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Infrastructure predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

Infrastructure related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2040 include:

  • The world’s first fusion energy reactor is now running in the UK. It produces hundreds of megawatts of net electrical energy.1
  • The UK has spent GBP 170 million on an industrial cluster of carbon capture plants that trap emissions from power plants before they enter the atmosphere.1
  • 3,900 diesel trains across the UK have now been replaced by carbon zero trains.1

Environment predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

Environment related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2040 include:

  • The farming industry reaches carbon-neutrality ten years before the government’s target for the entire country.1
  • British farmers lay out detailed plans to be carbon neutral a full 10 years before the government’s deadline.Vote on this forecast

Science predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

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Health predictions for the United Kingdom in 2040

Health related predictions to impact the United Kingdom in 2040 include:

  • In the UK, one in seven people are over the age of 75.1
  • 575,000 people in the UK are now homeless, compared to 36,000 in 2016.1

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