|Centuries:||20th century – 21st century – 22nd century|
|Decades:||2000s 2010s 2020s – 2030s – 2040s 2050s 2060s|
|Years:||2027 2028 2029 – 2030 – 2031 2032 2033|
|Ab urbe condita||2783|
|British Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||己酉年 (Earth Rooster)
4726 or 4666
— to —
庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
4727 or 4667
|- Vikram Samvat||2086–2087|
|- Shaka Samvat||1952–1953|
|- Kali Yuga||5131–5132|
|Japanese calendar||Heisei 42
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 13 days|
|Minguo calendar||ROC 119
|Thai solar calendar||2573|
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2030 (MMXXX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2030th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 30th year of the 3rd millennium, the 30th year of the 21st century, and the 1st year of the 2030s decade.
Predicted and scheduled events
- The world will need at least 50 percent more food, 45 percent more energy and 30 percent more water than it did in 2012, according to United Nations High Level Panel on Global Sustainability estimates.
- Saudi Arabia will no longer have oil to export.
- The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency will construct a manned lunar base.
- Planned Russian manned mission to the Moon.
- The majority of New Zealand cars will be hybrid, biofuel, or electric.
- The joint venture partnership between Volkswagen Group China and SAIC Motor is due to end.
- Saudi Arabia will have constructed the last of 16 planned nuclear reactors.
- India will surpass China as the most populous country this year or earlier.
- Set in 2030:
Computer and video games
- Set in 2030:
- Theodore Rex (1995)
- Disney's The Kid (2000): At the end of the movie where the main character finds his 70 year old self, but – differing from other movies – there were no changes in anything that was seen (planes, dinners and clothing).
- The Time Machine (2002): Time traveller Alexander Hartdegen stops on 24 May 2030 where he talks to a holographic, artificial-intelligence librarian called Vox. Also in this year, mining is occurring on the Moon for the development of lunar homes.
- Click (2006): Michael arrives at his son's wedding.
- Death Racers (2008): The film begins in 2030 (with the outbreak of a second American civil war) and progresses into the year 2033
- Repo! The Genetic Opera: The mass organ failures depicted in the film occur in this year.
- Race to Mars: Humans from the United States, Canada, Japan, France, and Russia embark on a mission to Mars
- Super: A Kannada-language movie directed by Upendra set in a Utopian India in the year 2030. It begins in 2030, regresses back to the current (2010), and ends in 2030.
- I Do (Young Jeezy song) Andre 3000 mentions in a lyric 'And maybe 2030 our baby, she’ll be nerdy make the whole club swoon'
- In the futuristic music video for Katy Perry's song E.T., there's a scene at a dump site where a dead bird is in a case, and the case says "Pigeon. Common bird, extinct in 2030."
- Set in 2030:
- Astro Boy (1980 TV series)
- The Simpsons episode "Bart to the Future" (2000)
- 2030 CE (2002–2003)
- Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2003)
- Century City (2004)
- How I Met Your Mother (2005–present): Specifically, the framing sequences with the 52-year-old Ted.
- Phil of the Future episode: The Giggle—Keely is seen twice as a beautiful news reporter and then as an overweight woman who is obsessed with cats.
- Casi Angeles Series 3 (2009) take place in this year, after at end of season 2, the main characters travel to future
- Outcast (2011): Forthaven is first established on the planet Carpathia.
- Chestney, Nina (January 30, 2012). "World lacks enough food, fuel as population soars: U.N.". Reuters. Retrieved March 5, 2012.
- "Japan Plans Moon Base By 2030". Moon Daily. August 3, 2006. Retrieved March 5, 2012.
- Wired UK (2012-03-14). "Russia Plans Moon Base, Mars Network by 2030". Wired.com. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
- "New Zealand's Energy Outlook to 2030" (PDF). Ministry of Economic Development, Government of New Zealand. November 2006.
- "Saudi plans 16 reactors by 2030". World Nuclear News. 2 June 2011.
- Pflanz, Mike (12 Sep 2013). "Africa's population to double to 2.4 billion by 2050". The Telegraph.
- Maslin, Janet (May 1, 2011). "A Wry Eye on Problems of the Future". The New York Times. Retrieved March 5, 2012.