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The United States predictions for 2030

Read 27 predictions about the United States in 2030, 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 States in 2030

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Politics predictions for the United States in 2030

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Government predictions for the United States in 2030

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Economy predictions for the United States in 2030

Economy related predictions to impact the United States in 2030 include:

  • The US drops to become the world’s third-largest economy, behind China and India.1
  • The plant-based and lab-grown food production industry has created 700,000 jobs since 2020.1
  • United States will drop to become the world's third biggest economy behind China and India by 2030, new financial rankings suggest.Vote on this forecast
  • How the US will get to 50 percent renewable electric economy by 2030.Vote on this forecast
  • Your Florida coastal home could lose 15% of its value by 2030 due to sea rise.Vote on this forecast
  • Silicon Valley will destroy your job: Amazon, Facebook and our sick new economy.Vote on this forecast

Technology predictions for the United States in 2030

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Culture predictions for the United States in 2030

Culture related predictions to impact the United States in 2030 include:

  • By 2030, 45% of US working women aged 25 to 44 will be single. This is the largest share in history.1

Defense predictions for in 2030

Defense related predictions to impact the United States in 2030 include:

  • All major, human-crewed US Navy vessels are now accompanied by multiple drone ships designed to safeguard them; they will do this by taking over dangerous scouting duties, drawing fire from enemy ships, and initiating first strike maneuvers during offensive engagements.1

Infrastructure predictions for the United States in 2030

Infrastructure related predictions to impact the United States in 2030 include:

  • Solar power generation now represents 20% of total US power generation nationwide.1
  • Coal is now just 11% of total US power generation, a decline from 27% in 2018.1

Environment predictions for the United States in 2030

Environment related predictions to impact the United States in 2030 include:

  • Climate resilience’ and ‘climate adaptability’ are now standard and required considerations for the approval of all government spending programs moving forward.1
  • Due to climate change, 2030 to 2035 sees the American Southwest begin to experience megadroughts that last for years, crippling the region’s agricultural capacity and forcing states to enact strict water conservation policies.1

Science predictions for the United States in 2030

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Health predictions for the United States in 2030

Health related predictions to impact the United States in 2030 include:

  • The market for ground beef, by volume, has shrunk by 70%, steak market by 30% and the dairy market by about 90%, largely due to the growing popularity of plant-based and lab-grown alternatives. All together, demand for cow products is now half what it was in 2019.1
  • 90% of US dairy protein consumption has been replaced by cheaper, authentic-tasting plant-based and grown lab alternatives.1

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

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