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     Forecast Categories for Belgium
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human Needs
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Belgium -
Population - Million People - -
     2016: 11.31
     2030: 11.67
     2060: 11.62
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2016: 0.359
     2030: 0.139
     2060: -0.120
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 11.45
     2030: 10.33
     2060: 10.18
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 9.699
     2030: 10.67
     2060: 12.51
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2016: 3.103
     2030: 2.246
     2060: 1.170
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2016: 81.27
     2030: 82.62
     2060: 85.33
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2016: 78.78
     2030: 80.03
     2060: 82.50
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2016: 83.68
     2030: 85.14
     2060: 88.09
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2016: 1.829
     2030: 1.839
     2060: 1.861
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2016: 0.178
     2030: 0.154
     2060: 0.057
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2016: 0.648
     2030: 0.606
     2060: 0.594
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2016: 1.921
     2030: 1.891
     2060: 1.832
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2016: 7.289
     2030: 7.047
     2060: 6.660
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2016: 2.101
     2030: 2.729
     2060: 3.128
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2016: 11.07
     2030: 11.42
     2060: 11.37
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2016: 0.441
     2030: 0.424
     2060: 0.407
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2016: 46.36
     2030: 48.71
     2060: 49.86

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2016: 16.22
     2030: 16.58
     2060: 15.83
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2016: 23.50
     2030: 22.58
     2060: 22.57
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2016: 11.59
     2030: 10.34
     2060: 7.615
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 12.02
     2030: 12.26
     2060: 15.79
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 5.369
     2030: 4.758
     2060: 3.478

Education Forecast for Belgium -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2016: 104.7
     2030: 100.3
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2016: 97.89
     2030: 99.93
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 139.8
     2030: 128.6
     2060: 116.1
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 139.3
     2030: 138.6
     2060: 124.2
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 73.16
     2030: 73.33
     2060: 73.51
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2016: 10.78
     2030: 11.35
     2060: 12.72
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2016: 100.0
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Belgium
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2016: 0.005
     2030: 0.004
     2060: 0.003
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2016: 0.005
     2030: 0.004
     2060: 0.003
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 0.982
     2030: 0.996
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 4.039
     2030: 3.692
     2060: 2.662
Calories per capita available - Total - Available per Person per Day - -
     2016: 3,804
     2030: 3,835
     2060: 3,769
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2016: 0.436
     2030: 0.535
     2060: 0.430
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2016: 0.988
     2030: 1.107
     2060: 1.075

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 471.9
     2030: 551.6
     2060: 762.6
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 551.8
     2030: 629.5
     2060: 828.1
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 41.72
     2030: 47.27
     2060: 65.63
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2016: 0.278
     2030: 0.296
     2060: 0.338
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2016: 67.29
     2030: 57.70
     2060: 51.85
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2016: 60.08
     2030: 64.60
     2060: 72.94

Energy Forecast for Belgium
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2016: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Belgium
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2016: 0.030
     2030: 0.030
     2060: 0.024

International Politics Forecast for Belgium
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2016: 0.343
     2030: 0.281
     2060: 0.220

Domestic Government Forecast for Belgium
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2016: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2016: 18.04
     2030: 18.23
     2060: 18.63
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2016: 7.651
     2030: 8.517
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2016: 3.915
     2030: 4.006
     2060: 4.241
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2016: 7.271
     2030: 7.332
     2060: 7.495