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This article is about the decade in the CE calendar. For other uses, see 2020 (disambiguation).
Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 1990s 2000s 2010s2020s2030s 2040s 2050s
Years: 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029

The 2020s (pronounced "twenty-twenties") is the upcoming decade of the Gregorian calendar that will begin on January 1, 2020 and will end on December 31, 2029.

Notable predictions and known events

In popular culture


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  13. see various projections and sources at World population estimates
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