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

Population Forecast for Belgium -
Population - Million People - -
     2018: 11.49
     2030: 12.01
     2060: 12.30
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2018: 0.571
     2030: 0.236
     2060: 0.001
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2018: 11.41
     2030: 10.55
     2060: 10.17
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2018: 10.01
     2030: 10.31
     2060: 11.91
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2018: 2.905
     2030: 2.048
     2060: 0.925
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2018: 81.32
     2030: 82.74
     2060: 86.01
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2018: 78.88
     2030: 80.33
     2060: 83.67
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2018: 83.68
     2030: 85.09
     2060: 88.31
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2018: 1.789
     2030: 1.807
     2060: 1.840
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2018: 0.173
     2030: 0.143
     2060: 0.047
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2018: 0.642
     2030: 0.639
     2060: 0.627
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2018: 1.964
     2030: 1.972
     2060: 1.918
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2018: 7.370
     2030: 7.329
     2060: 7.094
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2018: 2.160
     2030: 2.708
     2060: 3.284
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2018: 11.23
     2030: 11.74
     2060: 12.02
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2018: 0.427
     2030: 0.346
     2060: 0.292
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2018: 46.88
     2030: 48.79
     2060: 49.89

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2018: 20.58
     2030: 21.05
     2060: 19.61
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2018: 23.27
     2030: 22.32
     2060: 21.84
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2018: 1.988
     2030: 1.966
     2060: 2.144
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2018: 2.942
     2030: 6.924
     2060: 11.75
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2018: 2.182
     2030: 1.851
     2060: 1.554

Education Forecast for Belgium -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2018: 103.7
     2030: 101.5
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2018: 95.12
     2030: 99.77
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 135.4
     2030: 116.8
     2060: 99.75
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 135.4
     2030: 116.5
     2060: 99.51
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 75.38
     2030: 81.26
     2060: 90.94
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2018: 11.06
     2030: 12.14
     2060: 14.28
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2018: 100.0
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Forecast for Belgium
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2018: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2018: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2018: 0.984
     2030: 1.000
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2018: 0.982
     2030: 0.892
     2060: 0.808
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2018: 3,725
     2030: 3,758
     2060: 3,653
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2018: 0.449
     2030: 0.540
     2060: 0.464
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2018: 1.002
     2030: 1.112
     2060: 1.122

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 495.6
     2030: 606.2
     2060: 1,002
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 572.0
     2030: 686.5
     2060: 1,084
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 43.12
     2030: 50.48
     2060: 81.52
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2018: 0.271
     2030: 0.252
     2060: 0.210
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2018: 67.65
     2030: 59.82
     2060: 52.25
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2018: 66.96
     2030: 76.56
     2060: 86.89

Energy Forecast for Belgium
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2018: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Belgium
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2018: 0.024
     2030: 0.022
     2060: 0.017

International Politics Forecast for Belgium
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2018: 0.332
     2030: 0.316
     2060: 0.308

Domestic Government Forecast for Belgium
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2018: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2018: 18.05
     2030: 18.21
     2060: 18.61
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2018: 7.723
     2030: 8.791
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2018: 3.923
     2030: 4.035
     2060: 4.368
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2018: 7.456
     2030: 7.536
     2060: 7.779