Predictions for 2024 | Future timeline

Read 394 predictions for 2024, 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 2024

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  • More than 50% of Internet traffic to homes will be from appliances and other home devices. 1
  • Artificial muscles used in robots can lift more weight and generate more mechanical power than human muscles 1
  • New prosthetic models convey sensations of feeling 1
  • First manned mission to Mars 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 0.9 US dollars 1
  • Global reserves of Indium is fully mined and depleted 1
  • Saudi Arabia's "Jubail II" is fully built 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 8,067,008,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 9,206,667 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 84 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 348 exabytes 1

Country forecasts for 2024

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Technology forecasts for 2024

Technology related predictions due to make an impact in 2024 include:

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NASA aims to put first woman on the moon by 2024. Vote on this forecast
Another giant leap: U.S. plans to send astronauts back to the moon by 2024. Vote on this forecast
World congress could come back to UK in 2024. Vote on this forecast
Global V2X (vehicle-to-everything) communications ecosystem markets, 2019-2030: By 2022, V2X will account for a market worth $1.2 billion. Vote on this forecast
From 2022, new Ford vehicles in the U.S. will ‘talk’ to road infrastructure. Vote on this forecast
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Business news for 2024

Business related predictions due to make an impact in 2024 include:

Govt proposes income tax relaxations to boost startup india vision 2024. Vote on this forecast
US to lead oil supply growth over next 5 years. Vote on this forecast
United States to be the world's largest producer of oil by 2023. Vote on this forecast
Report: The United States will be the world's top LNG exporter in the next five years.. Vote on this forecast
Goal is to establish 50,000 startups by 2024. Vote on this forecast
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Science forecasts for 2024

Science related predictions due to make an impact in 2024 include:

NASA aims to put first woman on the moon by 2024. Vote on this forecast
Another giant leap: U.S. plans to send astronauts back to the moon by 2024. Vote on this forecast
Global V2X (vehicle-to-everything) communications ecosystem markets, 2019-2030: By 2022, V2X will account for a market worth $1.2 billion. Vote on this forecast
From 2022, new Ford vehicles in the U.S. will ‘talk’ to road infrastructure. Vote on this forecast
Will India find its place in the sun with solar power?. Vote on this forecast
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Health forecasts for 2024

Health related predictions due to make an impact in 2024 include:

UK aims to cut antibiotics 15% in 5-year AMR plan. Vote on this forecast
India aims to provide clean water to all rural houses by 2024. Vote on this forecast
Farmers, nurses and teachers the jobs to go for by 2024. Vote on this forecast
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2021-01-14 Last updated 2020-01-14

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