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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 - -
     2015: 27.22
     2030: 36.27
     2060: 49.64
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2015: 2.232
     2030: 1.554
     2060: 0.716
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 29.97
     2030: 21.42
     2060: 13.33
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 6.776
     2030: 5.318
     2060: 5.874
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2015: 36.12
     2030: 19.59
     2060: 4.897
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2015: 66.88
     2030: 72.45
     2060: 82.31
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2015: 65.78
     2030: 71.12
     2060: 80.50
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2015: 67.98
     2030: 73.80
     2060: 84.16
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2015: 3.795
     2030: 2.758
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2015: 1.050
     2030: 0.850
     2060: 0.278
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2015: 4.528
     2030: 4.626
     2060: 4.000
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2015: 10.31
     2030: 11.54
     2060: 9.930
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2015: 15.90
     2030: 22.91
     2060: 33.05
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2015: 1.009
     2030: 1.820
     2060: 6.667
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2015: 14.96
     2030: 24.41
     2060: 41.11
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2015: 0.427
     2030: 0.462
     2060: 0.487
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2015: 50.03
     2030: 50.03
     2060: 50.03

Health Forecast for Ghana -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2015: 7.387
     2030: 8.213
     2060: 11.58
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2015: 6.769
     2030: 7.904
     2060: 9.582
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2015: 12.02
     2030: 7.831
     2060: 3.627
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 12.15
     2030: 6.874
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 4.710
     2030: 4.114
     2060: 1.101

Education Forecast for Ghana -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2015: 105.7
     2030: 103.3
     2060: 100.1
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2015: 81.28
     2030: 98.66
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 86.32
     2030: 98.30
     2060: 100.1
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 41.45
     2030: 59.29
     2060: 99.59
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 14.28
     2030: 22.64
     2060: 59.37
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2015: 8.012
     2030: 9.710
     2060: 13.00
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2015: 74.76
     2030: 89.59
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Ghana
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2015: 4.757
     2030: 1.230
     2060: 0.000
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2015: 10.02
     2030: 4.026
     2060: 0.002
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 0.684
     2030: 0.801
     2060: 0.993
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 18.96
     2030: 8.510
     2060: 1.754
Calories per capita available - Available per Person per Day - -
     2015: 2,988
     2030: 3,095
     2060: 3,460
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2015: -0.185
     2030: -0.133
     2060: 0.069
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2015: -0.018
     2030: 0.211
     2060: 0.861

Economy Forecast for Ghana
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 103.3
     2030: 266.7
     2060: 2,312
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 51.78
     2030: 172.2
     2060: 2,068
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 3.796
     2030: 7.354
     2060: 46.56
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2015: 0.427
     2030: 0.423
     2060: 0.378
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2015: 789,657,354,240
     2030: 792,440,143,872
     2060: 699,876,179,968
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2015: 11.84
     2030: 19.19
     2060: 69.11

Energy Forecast for Ghana
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2015: 0.013
     2030: 0.031
     2060: 0.025

Environment Forecast for Ghana
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2015: 0.004
     2030: 0.014
     2060: 0.047

International Politics Forecast for Ghana
Power index, Global Power Index (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2015: 0.136
     2030: 0.180
     2060: 0.419

Domestic Government Forecast for Ghana
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2015: 13.55
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2015: 18.17
     2030: 18.65
     2060: 18.86
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2015: 4.148
     2030: 4.482
     2060: 9.001
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2015: 2.593
     2030: 2.999
     2060: 4.103
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2015: 7.081
     2030: 7.450
     2060: 8.459