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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 - -
     2017: 28.83
     2030: 37.27
     2060: 53.83
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 2.207
     2030: 1.744
     2060: 0.644
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 30.77
     2030: 24.56
     2060: 14.22
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 8.072
     2030: 6.567
     2060: 7.488
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 41.36
     2030: 29.01
     2060: 13.69
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 63.37
     2030: 67.70
     2060: 74.02
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 62.32
     2030: 66.37
     2060: 72.32
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 64.41
     2030: 69.04
     2060: 75.76
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 3.947
     2030: 3.215
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2017: 0.875
     2030: 0.629
     2060: 0.151
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2017: 4.225
     2030: 4.386
     2060: 3.889
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 11.13
     2030: 12.67
     2060: 12.27
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 16.71
     2030: 23.03
     2060: 36.31
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 0.984
     2030: 1.574
     2060: 5.253
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 15.99
     2030: 25.20
     2060: 45.30
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.471
     2030: 0.501
     2060: 0.547
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 50.11
     2030: 50.11
     2060: 50.11

Health Forecast for Ghana -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 9.807
     2030: 10.88
     2060: 13.05
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 6.497
     2030: 7.533
     2060: 9.480
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 10.91
     2030: 8.197
     2060: 3.899
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 10.80
     2030: 7.867
     2060: 1.894
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 1.452
     2030: 1.337
     2060: 1.101

Education Forecast for Ghana -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2017: 109.7
     2030: 104.7
     2060: 101.9
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2017: 67.05
     2030: 76.38
     2060: 98.69
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 91.55
     2030: 94.33
     2060: 100.4
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 52.01
     2030: 59.69
     2060: 81.09
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 16.00
     2030: 19.57
     2060: 41.99
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 8.121
     2030: 9.433
     2060: 11.55
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2017: 77.77
     2030: 85.73
     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 - -
     2017: 5.874
     2030: 4.928
     2060: 1.868
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 10.59
     2030: 9.709
     2060: 4.474
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.679
     2030: 0.747
     2060: 0.873
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 17.81
     2030: 11.71
     2060: 4.011
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2017: 3,206
     2030: 3,329
     2060: 3,548
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.201
     2030: -0.188
     2060: -0.185
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.075
     2030: 0.040
     2060: 0.269

Economy Forecast for Ghana
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 119.2
     2030: 208.3
     2060: 658.2
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 55.21
     2030: 109.2
     2060: 471.5
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 4.135
     2030: 5.589
     2060: 12.23
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.429
     2030: 0.441
     2060: 0.480
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 42.92
     2030: 44.82
     2060: 21.87
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 9.911
     2030: 10.87
     2060: 27.42

Energy Forecast for Ghana
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2017: 0.069
     2030: 0.046
     2060: 0.016

Environment Forecast for Ghana
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2017: 0.005
     2030: 0.006
     2060: 0.000

International Politics Forecast for Ghana
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2017: 0.142
     2030: 0.171
     2060: 0.274

Domestic Government Forecast for Ghana
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2017: 13.14
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2017: 18.00
     2030: 18.19
     2060: 18.38
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2017: 3.904
     2030: 4.023
     2060: 4.702
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 2.262
     2030: 2.498
     2060: 3.031
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 6.221
     2030: 6.376
     2060: 6.725