The 2050s is a decade in the Anno Domini and Common Era in the Gregorian calendar. It will begin on January 1, 2050, and end on December 31, 2059. It is distinct from the decade known as the '''206st decade''' which began on January 1, 2051 and ended on December 31, 2060.

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 2020s 2030s 2040s2050s2060s 2070s 2080s
Years: 2050 2051 2052 2053 2054 2055 2056 2057 2058 2059

Notable predictions and known events change

  • World population is expected to reach 9.3 billion people.[1]
  • China, United States, India, Brazil and Mexico will be the largest economies in the world, according to a Goldman Sachs study.[2]
  • According to Business Insider, Space tourism could be feasible in 2050, but likely only for the very wealthy.
  • It is expected to have everything connected to the cloud and to the internet.

Fictional events change

References change

  1. "World population to reach 9.1 billion in 2050, UN projects". UN News Center. 24 February 2005.
  2. Wilson, Dominic; Stupnytska, Anna (March 28, 2007). "The N-11: More Than an Acronym" (PDF). Global Economics Paper. 153. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 10, 2011. Retrieved January 2, 2021. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)