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What 2025 will look like | Future Forecast

Read predictions for 2025, 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 2025

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  • 30% of corporate audits will be performed by artificial intelligence. 1
  • Globally, more trips will be made using car sharing programs than privately owned cars 1
  • Norway bans new sales of gas-powered cars, giving preference to electric cars. 1
  • Microsoft ends support of Windows 10. 1
  • Prescription drugs can be brewed at home 1
  • Brain-reading devices allows wearers to learn new skills quicker 1
  • Smart kitchens that turn cooking into an interactive experience enter the marketplace 1
  • Electronic devices can be charged using Wi-Fi 1
  • Blood test detecting any virus you have had becomes widespread 1
  • Severe food allergies become treatable 1
  • Male contraceptive pills become widely available 1
  • Africa's Green Wall of drought-resistant trees restricts land degredation is completed 1
  • Hepatitis C is eradicated 1
  • Drone usage in agriculture is adopted globally 1
  • Automated construction crews meant to replace human workers begin trails in locations worldwide 1
  • U.S. military uses electricity to stimulate soldiers' brains, increase reaction times and improve attention spans 1
  • Bioengineered skin grafts replicates real skin becomes widely available 1
  • Robotic, mind-controlled prosthetics become widely available. 1,2
  • New device diagnoses pancreatic cancer earlier and faster 1
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) will become the leading cause of liver transplants 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 0.8 US dollars 1
  • Global reserves of Nickel is fully mined and depleted 1
  • Dubai's "Dubailand" is fully built 1
  • Abu Dhabi "Masdar City" is fully built 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 8,141,661,000 1
  • Share of global car sales taken by autonomous vehicles equals 10 per cent 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 9,866,667 1
  • Average number of connected devices, per person, is 9.5 1
  • Global number of Internet connected devices reaches 76,760,000,000 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 104 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 398 exabytes 1
  • Worst case forecasted rise in global temperatures, above pre-industrial levels, is 2 degrees Celsius 1
  • Forecasted rise in global temperatures, above pre-industrial levels, is 1.5 degrees Celsius 1
  • Optimistic forecasted rise in global temperatures, above pre-industrial levels, is 1.19 degrees Celsius 1

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2021-01-14 Last updated 2020-01-14

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