State of culture in 2030 | Future Forecast

Read 33 culture predictions for 2030, a year that will see the world transform thanks to disruptions in culture that will impact a wide range of sectors—and we explore them all. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

Culture innovations for 2030
In 2030, a number of culture breakthroughs and trends will become available to the public, for example:
  • Between 2025 to 2030, the Chinese government will invests in a nationwide promotional campaign and range of subsidies and reforms to address the growing dissatisfaction among younger generations (born in the 1980s and 90s) who are experiencing alienation caused by factors such as a lack of social mobility, sky rocketing house prices, and the difficulty of finding a spouse. This is an effort to promote social harmony. Likelihood: 60% 1
  • More than 70% of South Africa’s population now live in urban areas. Likelihood: 75% 1
  • The number of churches declines to its lowest number ever as shrinking congregations and rising maintenance costs force old churches to be closed, sold or repurposed. Likelihood: 80% 1
  • Aquaculture provides the nearly two thirds of the world's seafood 1
  • India becomes the most populous country on Earth 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 8,500,766,000 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Chinese population is 40-44 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Brazilian population is 25-34 and 45-49 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Mexican population is 30-34 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Middle East population is 25-34 1
  • Largest age cohort for the African population is 0-4 1
  • Largest age cohort for the European population is 40-49 1
  • Largest age cohort for the Indian population is 15-19 1
  • Largest age cohort for the United States population is 35-39 1
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