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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 - -
     2014: 11.13
     2030: 11.46
     2060: 11.41
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2014: 0.332
     2030: 0.108
     2060: -0.086
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2014: 11.62
     2030: 10.46
     2060: 10.33
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2014: 10.29
     2030: 11.11
     2060: 12.40
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2014: 3.462
     2030: 2.386
     2060: 1.167
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2014: 80.27
     2030: 81.95
     2060: 84.92
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2014: 77.41
     2030: 78.98
     2060: 81.67
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2014: 83.03
     2030: 84.82
     2060: 88.06
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2014: 1.856
     2030: 1.847
     2060: 1.867
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2014: 0.136
     2030: 0.110
     2060: 0.036
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2014: 0.777
     2030: 0.722
     2060: 0.710
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2014: 1.891
     2030: 1.867
     2060: 1.816
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2014: 7.194
     2030: 6.909
     2060: 6.589
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2014: 2.047
     2030: 2.682
     2060: 3.000
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2014: 10.80
     2030: 11.12
     2060: 11.07
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2014: 0.442
     2030: 0.422
     2060: 0.408
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2014: 46.48
     2030: 48.80
     2060: 49.84

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2014: 18.09
     2030: 16.67
     2060: 15.25
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2014: 25.07
     2030: 24.57
     2060: 24.50
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2014: 10.53
     2030: 9.910
     2060: 7.592
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2014: 11.23
     2030: 13.22
     2060: 15.01
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2014: 4.674
     2030: 3.910
     2060: 1.203

Education Forecast for Belgium -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2014: 106.5
     2030: 100.3
     2060: 100.1
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2014: 98.03
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 99.99
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 116.0
     2030: 107.3
     2060: 101.4
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 106.3
     2030: 105.6
     2060: 95.88
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 70.43
     2030: 73.09
     2060: 76.24
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2014: 10.82
     2030: 11.56
     2060: 13.18
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2014: 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 - -
     2014: 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 - -
     2014: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2014: 0.974
     2030: 0.993
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2014: 3.702
     2030: 3.524
     2060: 2.644
Calories per capita available - Available per Person per Day - -
     2014: 3,698
     2030: 3,582
     2060: 3,459
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2014: 0.461
     2030: 0.552
     2060: 0.436
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2014: 1.012
     2030: 1.124
     2060: 1.083

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2014: 447.1
     2030: 544.6
     2060: 870.0
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2014: 517.1
     2030: 613.8
     2060: 935.3
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2014: 40.16
     2030: 47.53
     2060: 76.28
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2014: 0.329
     2030: 0.327
     2060: 0.349
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2014: 1,618,502,746,1
     2030: 1,604,896,161,7
     2060: 1,397,768,847,3
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2014: 49.60
     2030: 60.63
     2060: 77.90

Energy Forecast for Belgium
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2014: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Belgium
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2014: 0.029
     2030: 0.029
     2060: 0.023

International Politics Forecast for Belgium
Power index, Global Power Index (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2014: 0.346
     2030: 0.255
     2060: 0.171

Domestic Government Forecast for Belgium
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2014: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2014: 18.07
     2030: 18.28
     2060: 18.68
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2014: 7.256
     2030: 8.407
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2014: 4.085
     2030: 4.171
     2060: 4.431
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2014: 7.407
     2030: 7.491
     2060: 7.726