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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 - -
     2017: 11.37
     2030: 11.68
     2060: 11.63
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 0.324
     2030: 0.143
     2060: -0.132
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 11.37
     2030: 10.33
     2060: 10.07
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 9.933
     2030: 10.64
     2060: 12.53
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 2.997
     2030: 2.096
     2060: 1.025
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 81.17
     2030: 82.53
     2060: 85.22
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 78.70
     2030: 79.97
     2060: 82.41
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 83.57
     2030: 85.02
     2060: 87.95
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 1.788
     2030: 1.807
     2060: 1.840
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2017: 0.175
     2030: 0.143
     2060: 0.047
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2017: 0.640
     2030: 0.609
     2060: 0.589
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 1.938
     2030: 1.900
     2060: 1.815
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 7.306
     2030: 7.096
     2060: 6.687
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 2.122
     2030: 2.688
     2060: 3.128
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 11.08
     2030: 11.39
     2060: 11.34
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.442
     2030: 0.427
     2060: 0.409
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 46.63
     2030: 48.79
     2060: 49.89

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 20.42
     2030: 21.38
     2060: 21.92
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 23.50
     2030: 22.55
     2060: 22.55
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 2.002
     2030: 1.940
     2060: 1.921
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 2.642
     2030: 6.272
     2060: 9.775
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 1.355
     2030: 1.132
     2060: 0.892

Education Forecast for Belgium -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2017: 104.6
     2030: 101.4
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2017: 96.11
     2030: 100.00
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 136.8
     2030: 118.0
     2060: 99.74
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 136.8
     2030: 117.6
     2060: 99.49
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 73.53
     2030: 79.03
     2060: 88.66
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 10.89
     2030: 12.01
     2060: 14.06
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2017: 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 - -
     2017: 0.006
     2030: 0.005
     2060: 0.004
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 0.127
     2030: 0.094
     2060: 0.064
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.983
     2030: 0.998
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.996
     2030: 0.922
     2060: 0.773
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2017: 3,713
     2030: 3,781
     2060: 3,819
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: 0.436
     2030: 0.535
     2060: 0.447
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: 0.988
     2030: 1.106
     2060: 1.093

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 488.1
     2030: 582.3
     2060: 829.7
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 563.1
     2030: 658.2
     2060: 896.1
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 42.94
     2030: 49.84
     2060: 71.34
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.278
     2030: 0.295
     2060: 0.339
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 68.74
     2030: 61.51
     2060: 54.38
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 60.47
     2030: 69.65
     2060: 80.67

Energy Forecast for Belgium
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2017: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Belgium
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2017: 0.025
     2030: 0.022
     2060: 0.016

International Politics Forecast for Belgium
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2017: 0.337
     2030: 0.302
     2060: 0.263

Domestic Government Forecast for Belgium
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2017: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2017: 18.04
     2030: 18.21
     2060: 18.61
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2017: 7.674
     2030: 8.706
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 3.918
     2030: 4.026
     2060: 4.286
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 7.273
     2030: 7.347
     2060: 7.526