Predictions for 2023 | Future timeline

Read 398 predictions for 2023, a year that will see the world transform in big and small ways; this includes disruptions throughout our culture, technology, science, health and business sectors. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Fast forecasts for 2023

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  • UN finally delivers climate plan to reduce emissions caused by global shipping industry. 1
  • The first government to replace its census with big-data technologies 1
  • 10% of reading glasses will be connected to the internet. 1
  • 80% of people on earth will have a digital presence online. 1
  • 90% of the global population will have a supercomputer in their pocket. 1
  • Acoustic earthquake shield developed to protect cities from earthquakes begin seeing initial use 1
  • Modifying genes to renew all body issues to youthful versions becomes possible 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 1 US dollars 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 7,991,396,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 8,546,667 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 66 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 302 exabytes 1

Country forecasts for 2023

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Technology forecasts for 2023

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Business news for 2023

Business related predictions due to make an impact in 2023 include:

U.S. marijuana sales may triple to $30 billion by 2023, new report finds. Vote on this forecast
California is first state to ban the sale of fur clothing, beginning in 2023. Vote on this forecast
UK food and grocery market to grow 14.8% by £28.2bn by 2023. Vote on this forecast
Amazon targets $5 billion e-commerce exports from India by 2023. Vote on this forecast
Iqaluit, Kimmirut to be connected with fibre internet by 2023. Vote on this forecast
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Science forecasts for 2023

Science related predictions due to make an impact in 2023 include:

Get ready for 2 solar eclipses coming to the US in 2023 and 2024. Vote on this forecast
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Health forecasts for 2023

Health related predictions due to make an impact in 2023 include:

Just one in 10 English people will be smokers by 2023, study says. Vote on this forecast
British Doctors may soon prescribe art, music, dance, singing lessons. Vote on this forecast
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2021-01-14 Last updated 2020-01-14

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