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Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 2000s  2010s  2020s  – 2030s –  2040s  2050s  2060s
Years: 2028 2029 203020312032 2033 2034
2031 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2031
Ab urbe condita 2784
Armenian calendar 1480
Assyrian calendar 6781
Bahá'í calendar 187–188
Balinese saka calendar 1952–1953
Bengali calendar 1438
Berber calendar 2981
British Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 2575
Burmese calendar 1393
Byzantine calendar 7539–7540
Chinese calendar 庚戌年 (Metal Dog)
4727 or 4667
    — to —
辛亥年 (Metal Pig)
4728 or 4668
Coptic calendar 1747–1748
Discordian calendar 3197
Ethiopian calendar 2023–2024
Hebrew calendar 5791–5792
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2087–2088
 - Shaka Samvat 1952–1953
 - Kali Yuga 5131–5132
Holocene calendar 12031
Igbo calendar 1031–1032
Iranian calendar 1409–1410
Islamic calendar 1452–1453
Japanese calendar Reiwa 13
Javanese calendar 1964–1965
Juche calendar 120
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4364
Minguo calendar ROC 120
Nanakshahi calendar 563
Thai solar calendar 2574
Tibetan calendar 阳金狗年
(male Iron-Dog)
2157 or 1776 or 1004
    — to —
(female Iron-Pig)
2158 or 1777 or 1005
Unix time 1924992000 – 1956527999

2031 (MMXXXI) will be a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2031st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 31st year of the 3rd millennium, the 31st year of the 21st century, and the 2nd year of the 2030s decade. It will also be the first year since 2019 to have all four digits being different numbers.

Predicted and scheduled events


  • March 17 – Transit of Venus from Uranus



Date unknown

  • Researchers and investors in space elevator technology hope to start funding the construction of the first elevator by 2031.

In fiction


In The Hunger Games, The first Annual Hunger Games begins in this year


  • In Judge Dredd, the sprawling Mega-City One is founded.

Computer and video games

  • In Deus Ex, Utah announces its intent to secede from the U.S. in this year.
  • The events of MindJack take place in this year.
  • The events of Shadowrun take place in this year.


  • In "Heavy Metal", The Harry Canyon segment is set in 2031, beginning on July 3.


  • In the song by Warrant, "April 2031" the band makes reference that nuclear war will have greatly altered the Earth.


  • Blue Gender (1999–2000)
  • Time Trumpet (2006–2008)
  • In Race to Mars, a 2007 miniseries on the first manned mission on Mars, the first humans arrive on the red planet in this year.
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