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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 - -
     2015: 11.17
     2030: 11.46
     2060: 11.40
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2015: 0.299
     2030: 0.109
     2060: -0.088
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 11.53
     2030: 10.46
     2060: 10.34
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 10.44
     2030: 11.10
     2060: 12.45
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2015: 3.388
     2030: 2.369
     2060: 1.192
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2015: 80.36
     2030: 81.97
     2060: 84.82
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2015: 77.49
     2030: 79.00
     2060: 81.56
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2015: 83.13
     2030: 84.84
     2060: 87.96
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2015: 1.851
     2030: 1.847
     2060: 1.867
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2015: 0.136
     2030: 0.110
     2060: 0.036
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2015: 0.775
     2030: 0.722
     2060: 0.710
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2015: 1.904
     2030: 1.867
     2060: 1.816
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2015: 7.174
     2030: 6.909
     2060: 6.588
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2015: 2.088
     2030: 2.682
     2060: 2.993
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2015: 10.84
     2030: 11.12
     2060: 11.06
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2015: 0.440
     2030: 0.422
     2060: 0.409
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2015: 46.71
     2030: 48.80
     2060: 49.84

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2015: 18.06
     2030: 16.90
     2060: 15.66
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2015: 24.91
     2030: 24.57
     2060: 24.50
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2015: 10.47
     2030: 9.788
     2060: 7.406
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 11.27
     2030: 13.09
     2060: 14.74
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 4.611
     2030: 3.864
     2060: 1.004

Education Forecast for Belgium -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2015: 107.0
     2030: 100.4
     2060: 100.1
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2015: 98.68
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 99.97
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 115.7
     2030: 107.3
     2060: 101.3
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 106.4
     2030: 105.6
     2060: 95.78
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 70.32
     2030: 73.27
     2060: 75.51
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2015: 10.86
     2030: 11.56
     2060: 13.17
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2015: 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 - -
     2015: 0.005
     2030: 0.003
     2060: 0.002
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2015: 0.005
     2030: 0.003
     2060: 0.002
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 0.975
     2030: 0.993
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 3.695
     2030: 3.484
     2060: 2.580
Calories per capita available - Available per Person per Day - -
     2015: 3,695
     2030: 3,601
     2060: 3,496
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2015: 0.471
     2030: 0.553
     2060: 0.433
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2015: 1.023
     2030: 1.125
     2060: 1.077

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 451.3
     2030: 550.3
     2060: 830.0
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 521.2
     2030: 620.1
     2060: 892.4
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 40.42
     2030: 48.02
     2060: 72.83
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2015: 0.333
     2030: 0.341
     2060: 0.374
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2015: 56.51
     2030: 55.41
     2060: 49.56
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2015: 49.98
     2030: 60.70
     2060: 77.30

Energy Forecast for Belgium
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2015: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Belgium
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2015: 0.029
     2030: 0.030
     2060: 0.023

International Politics Forecast for Belgium
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2015: 0.342
     2030: 0.264
     2060: 0.179

Domestic Government Forecast for Belgium
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2015: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2015: 18.08
     2030: 18.28
     2060: 18.68
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2015: 7.305
     2030: 8.466
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2015: 4.087
     2030: 4.178
     2060: 4.405
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2015: 7.410
     2030: 7.496
     2060: 7.705