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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 - -
     2019: 11.55
     2030: 12.00
     2060: 12.24
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2019: 0.531
     2030: 0.227
     2060: -0.007
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2019: 11.36
     2030: 10.56
     2060: 10.21
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2019: 10.10
     2030: 10.40
     2060: 12.04
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Live Births - -
     2019: 2.856
     2030: 2.114
     2060: 0.995
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2019: 81.48
     2030: 82.59
     2060: 85.60
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2019: 78.85
     2030: 79.90
     2060: 82.90
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2019: 84.03
     2030: 85.21
     2060: 88.22
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2019: 1.791
     2030: 1.807
     2060: 1.840
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2019: 0.171
     2030: 0.143
     2060: 0.047
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2019: 0.645
     2030: 0.639
     2060: 0.626
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2019: 1.975
     2030: 1.970
     2060: 1.917
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2019: 7.380
     2030: 7.323
     2060: 7.077
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2019: 2.196
     2030: 2.703
     2060: 3.247
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2019: 11.25
     2030: 11.71
     2060: 11.97
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2019: 0.421
     2030: 0.345
     2060: 0.281
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2019: 47.12
     2030: 48.79
     2060: 49.89

Health Forecast for Belgium -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2019: 20.71
     2030: 21.23
     2060: 19.53
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2019: 23.07
     2030: 22.33
     2060: 21.85
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2019: 1.973
     2030: 1.937
     2060: 2.110
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2019: 3.003
     2030: 6.746
     2060: 11.30
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2019: 2.113
     2030: 1.804
     2060: 1.574

Education Forecast for Belgium -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2019: 103.4
     2030: 100.7
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2019: 99.26
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2019: 133.9
     2030: 115.6
     2060: 99.75
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2019: 133.9
     2030: 115.8
     2060: 99.49
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2019: 75.22
     2030: 76.17
     2060: 78.32
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2019: 11.12
     2030: 11.99
     2060: 13.64
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2019: 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 - -
     2019: 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 - -
     2019: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2019: 0.985
     2030: 0.998
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2019: 0.935
     2030: 0.880
     2060: 0.802
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2019: 3,734
     2030: 3,771
     2060: 3,648
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2019: 0.476
     2030: 0.618
     2060: 0.885
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2019: 1.023
     2030: 1.153
     2060: 1.340

Economy Forecast for Belgium
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2019: 504.6
     2030: 592.5
     2060: 948.2
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2019: 581.7
     2030: 671.1
     2060: 1,025
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2019: 43.69
     2030: 49.39
     2060: 77.46
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2019: 0.277
     2030: 0.275
     2060: 0.286
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2019: 66.71
     2030: 59.63
     2060: 51.70
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2019: 66.76
     2030: 68.64
     2060: 73.71

Energy Forecast for Belgium
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2019: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Belgium
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2019: 0.024
     2030: 0.020
     2060: 0.013

International Politics Forecast for Belgium
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2019: 0.332
     2030: 0.308
     2060: 0.289

Domestic Government Forecast for Belgium
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2019: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2019: 18.07
     2030: 18.21
     2060: 18.61
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2019: 7.797
     2030: 8.648
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2019: 3.968
     2030: 4.047
     2060: 4.331
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2019: 7.461
     2030: 7.518
     2060: 7.731