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

Population Forecast for Ghana -
Population - Million People - -
     2014: 26.74
     2030: 36.45
     2060: 49.70
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2014: 2.350
     2030: 1.551
     2060: 0.681
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2014: 30.74
     2030: 21.29
     2060: 13.37
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2014: 7.078
     2030: 5.652
     2060: 6.465
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2014: 38.10
     2030: 20.52
     2060: 3.035
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2014: 66.11
     2030: 71.46
     2060: 80.44
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2014: 65.10
     2030: 70.36
     2060: 78.87
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2014: 67.12
     2030: 72.58
     2060: 82.06
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2014: 3.887
     2030: 2.721
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2014: 1.057
     2030: 0.850
     2060: 0.278
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2014: 4.548
     2030: 4.596
     2060: 4.022
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2014: 10.22
     2030: 11.47
     2060: 10.01
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2014: 15.54
     2030: 23.18
     2060: 33.37
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2014: 0.979
     2030: 1.801
     2060: 6.319
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2014: 14.47
     2030: 24.25
     2060: 40.67
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2014: 0.437
     2030: 0.484
     2060: 0.512
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2014: 48.63
     2030: 49.84
     2060: 50.00

Health Forecast for Ghana -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2014: 7.359
     2030: 8.988
     2060: 13.28
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2014: 4.551
     2030: 5.679
     2060: 8.907
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2014: 12.35
     2030: 6.959
     2060: 3.389
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2014: 12.56
     2030: 7.272
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2014: 4.715
     2030: 3.257
     2060: 0.018

Education Forecast for Ghana -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2014: 109.2
     2030: 102.6
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2014: 85.01
     2030: 99.56
     2060: 99.92
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 87.60
     2030: 96.89
     2060: 98.75
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 40.68
     2030: 56.79
     2060: 84.90
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 13.82
     2030: 21.95
     2060: 42.38
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2014: 7.524
     2030: 9.370
     2060: 12.23
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2014: 74.21
     2030: 89.53
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Ghana
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation - Million People - -
     2014: 5.087
     2030: 1.552
     2060: 0.001
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation - Million People - -
     2014: 10.41
     2030: 4.652
     2060: 0.014
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2014: 0.637
     2030: 0.761
     2060: 0.949
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2014: 19.43
     2030: 8.543
     2060: 1.657
Calories per capita available - Available per Person per Day - -
     2014: 2,984
     2030: 3,188
     2060: 3,615
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2014: -0.191
     2030: -0.144
     2060: 0.016
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2014: -0.025
     2030: 0.274
     2060: 1.000

Economy Forecast for Ghana
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2005 Dollars - -
     2014: 48.30
     2030: 143.1
     2060: 1,247
Gross domestic product - Billion 2005 Dollars - -
     2014: 21.09
     2030: 81.59
     2060: 1,073
GDP per capita at PPP - Thousand 2005 Dollars - -
     2014: 1.806
     2030: 3.925
     2060: 25.08
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2014: 0.429
     2030: 0.437
     2060: 0.399
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2014: 39.26
     2030: 48.59
     2060: 55.75
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2014: 11.70
     2030: 18.56
     2060: 42.20

Energy Forecast for Ghana
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2014: 0.003
     2030: 0.002
     2060: 0.022

Environment Forecast for Ghana
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2014: 0.003
     2030: 0.011
     2060: 0.059

International Politics Forecast for Ghana
Power index (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2014: 0.120
     2030: 0.162
     2060: 0.377

Domestic Government Forecast for Ghana
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2014: 13.44
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2014: 18.12
     2030: 18.57
     2060: 18.68
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2014: 4.095
     2030: 4.224
     2060: 6.546
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2014: 2.558
     2030: 2.965
     2060: 3.954
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2014: 7.077
     2030: 7.540
     2060: 8.633