Predictions for 2042 | Future timeline

Read 8 predictions for 2042, 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.

Quantumrun Foresight prepared this list; A futurist consulting firm that uses strategic foresight to help companies thrive from future trends. This is just one of many possible futures society may experience.

Fast forecasts for 2042

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  • Phone numbers become extinct, replaced by various text and voice messaging services. 1
  • Bangkok is now surrounded by massive flood walls 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 9,278,694,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 21,086,667 1

Country forecasts for 2042

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