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

Population Forecast for Costa Rica -
Population - Million People - -
     2016: 4.871
     2030: 5.519
     2060: 5.958
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2016: 1.136
     2030: 0.642
     2060: -0.067
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 14.38
     2030: 12.37
     2060: 10.08
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 4.955
     2030: 6.553
     2060: 10.78
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2016: 8.557
     2030: 5.751
     2060: 2.766
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2016: 79.94
     2030: 81.68
     2060: 84.76
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2016: 77.44
     2030: 78.98
     2060: 81.74
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2016: 82.43
     2030: 84.37
     2060: 87.74
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2016: 1.783
     2030: 1.819
     2060: 1.848
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2016: 0.185
     2030: 0.160
     2060: 0.059
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2016: 0.350
     2030: 0.345
     2060: 0.303
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2016: 1.072
     2030: 1.049
     2060: 0.926
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2016: 3.353
     2030: 3.650
     2060: 3.451
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2016: 0.447
     2030: 0.821
     2060: 1.581
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2016: 3.824
     2030: 5.078
     2060: 5.481
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2016: 0.490
     2030: 0.483
     2060: 0.437
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2016: 37.86
     2030: 41.31
     2060: 45.75

Health Forecast for Costa Rica -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2016: 32.63
     2030: 35.91
     2060: 41.37
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2016: 14.22
     2030: 15.17
     2060: 16.83
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2016: 1.156
     2030: 1.342
     2060: 1.702
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 1.307
     2030: 1.748
     2060: 0.232
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 5.023
     2030: 3.430
     2060: 1.890

Education Forecast for Costa Rica -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2016: 111.3
     2030: 100.2
     2060: 98.66
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2016: 95.52
     2030: 100.00
     2060: 98.70
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 132.4
     2030: 128.8
     2060: 122.4
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 101.3
     2030: 99.52
     2060: 107.6
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 52.53
     2030: 57.21
     2060: 62.96
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2016: 9.210
     2030: 9.962
     2060: 11.44
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2016: 97.68
     2030: 99.03
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Costa Rica
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2016: 0.024
     2030: 0.021
     2060: 0.011
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2016: 0.090
     2030: 0.076
     2060: 0.040
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 0.909
     2030: 0.937
     2060: 0.985
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 2.171
     2030: 1.578
     2060: 1.198
Calories per capita available - Total - Available per Person per Day - -
     2016: 2,946
     2030: 3,111
     2060: 3,362
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2016: 0.209
     2030: 0.259
     2060: 0.231
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2016: 0.494
     2030: 0.556
     2060: 0.592

Economy Forecast for Costa Rica
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 71.81
     2030: 105.9
     2060: 185.7
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 49.11
     2030: 82.46
     2060: 174.6
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 14.74
     2030: 19.19
     2060: 31.17
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2016: 0.494
     2030: 0.517
     2060: 0.555
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2016: 22.78
     2030: 21.27
     2060: 22.96
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2016: 42.07
     2030: 48.98
     2060: 63.73

Energy Forecast for Costa Rica
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2016: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Costa Rica
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2016: 0.002
     2030: 0.004
     2060: 0.003

International Politics Forecast for Costa Rica
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2016: 0.044
     2030: 0.046
     2060: 0.048

Domestic Government Forecast for Costa Rica
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2016: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2016: 19.96
     2030: 19.95
     2060: 20.00
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2016: 4.882
     2030: 5.605
     2060: 7.293
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2016: 2.935
     2030: 3.166
     2060: 3.607
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2016: 7.548
     2030: 7.687
     2060: 7.938