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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: 11.38
     2030: 11.73
     2060: 11.72
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 0.355
     2030: 0.153
     2060: -0.127
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 11.46
     2030: 10.35
     2060: 10.17
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 9.703
     2030: 10.55
     2060: 12.58
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 3.022
     2030: 2.125
     2060: 1.054
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 81.27
     2030: 82.63
     2060: 85.29
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 78.78
     2030: 80.05
     2060: 82.47
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 83.68
     2030: 85.13
     2060: 88.04
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 1.830
     2030: 1.839
     2060: 1.861
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2017: 0.174
     2030: 0.143
     2060: 0.047
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2017: 0.652
     2030: 0.613
     2060: 0.600
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 1.933
     2030: 1.914
     2060: 1.850
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 7.335
     2030: 7.114
     2060: 6.709
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 2.115
     2030: 2.702
     2060: 3.159
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 11.13
     2030: 11.46
     2060: 11.45
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.438
     2030: 0.422
     2060: 0.404
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 46.36
     2030: 48.61
     2060: 49.85

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 20.41
     2030: 21.31
     2060: 21.81
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 23.50
     2030: 22.56
     2060: 22.56
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 2.003
     2030: 1.948
     2060: 1.933
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 2.650
     2030: 6.344
     2060: 9.830
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 1.356
     2030: 1.142
     2060: 0.908

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: 96.07
     2030: 99.99
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 136.8
     2030: 117.9
     2060: 99.74
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 136.8
     2030: 117.4
     2060: 99.49
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 73.42
     2030: 74.88
     2060: 80.94
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 10.89
     2030: 11.97
     2060: 13.91
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: 0.005
     2030: 0.005
     2060: 0.006
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 0.005
     2030: 0.005
     2060: 0.006
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.982
     2030: 0.998
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.998
     2030: 0.930
     2060: 0.781
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2017: 3,713
     2030: 3,776
     2060: 3,811
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: 0.436
     2030: 0.532
     2060: 0.437
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: 0.988
     2030: 1.104
     2060: 1.085

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 480.5
     2030: 571.3
     2060: 799.4
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 560.6
     2030: 652.1
     2060: 868.5
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 42.21
     2030: 48.71
     2060: 68.22
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.278
     2030: 0.296
     2060: 0.342
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 68.75
     2030: 61.84
     2060: 55.04
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 60.76
     2030: 66.06
     2060: 76.13

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: 0.336
     2030: 0.301
     2060: 0.267

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: 7.667
     2030: 8.642
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 3.917
     2030: 4.021
     2060: 4.264
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 7.272
     2030: 7.344
     2060: 7.514