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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: 36.30
     2060: 49.75
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2015: 2.232
     2030: 1.569
     2060: 0.714
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 30.03
     2030: 21.64
     2060: 13.42
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2015: 6.836
     2030: 5.389
     2060: 5.982
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2015: 36.70
     2030: 20.40
     2060: 5.405
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2015: 66.75
     2030: 72.23
     2060: 81.80
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2015: 65.64
     2030: 70.90
     2060: 80.00
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2015: 67.84
     2030: 73.58
     2060: 83.65
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2015: 3.801
     2030: 2.789
     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: 4.529
     2030: 4.658
     2060: 4.020
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2015: 10.31
     2030: 11.59
     2060: 9.949
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2015: 15.90
     2030: 22.90
     2060: 33.23
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2015: 1.008
     2030: 1.815
     2060: 6.570
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2015: 14.96
     2030: 24.43
     2060: 41.17
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2015: 0.427
     2030: 0.461
     2060: 0.489
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: 7.384
     2030: 8.198
     2060: 11.47
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2015: 6.768
     2030: 7.863
     2060: 10.05
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2015: 12.05
     2030: 7.897
     2060: 3.654
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 12.33
     2030: 7.093
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2015: 4.713
     2030: 4.132
     2060: 1.192

Education Forecast for Ghana -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2015: 108.7
     2030: 106.7
     2060: 100.4
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2015: 79.95
     2030: 95.79
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 86.33
     2030: 99.76
     2060: 101.0
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 40.68
     2030: 57.36
     2060: 97.77
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2015: 14.25
     2030: 22.23
     2060: 55.57
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2015: 7.925
     2030: 9.491
     2060: 12.63
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2015: 74.59
     2030: 89.42
     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: 4.998
     2030: 2.010
     2060: 0.029
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2015: 10.31
     2030: 5.602
     2060: 0.168
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 0.682
     2030: 0.797
     2060: 0.982
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2015: 19.09
     2030: 8.675
     2060: 1.828
Calories per capita available - Available per Person per Day - -
     2015: 2,987
     2030: 3,093
     2060: 3,449
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2015: -0.186
     2030: -0.138
     2060: 0.039
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2015: -0.020
     2030: 0.201
     2060: 0.806

Economy Forecast for Ghana
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 102.1
     2030: 255.6
     2060: 1,996
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 51.16
     2030: 162.9
     2060: 1,779
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2015: 3.750
     2030: 7.040
     2060: 40.12
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2015: 0.431
     2030: 0.442
     2060: 0.467
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2015: 32.81
     2030: 32.39
     2060: 25.59
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2015: 11.50
     2030: 18.87
     2060: 65.75

Energy Forecast for Ghana
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2015: 0.013
     2030: 0.030
     2060: 0.025

Environment Forecast for Ghana
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2015: 0.004
     2030: 0.014
     2060: 0.046

International Politics Forecast for Ghana
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2015: 0.136
     2030: 0.178
     2060: 0.401

Domestic Government Forecast for Ghana
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2015: 13.51
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2015: 18.17
     2030: 18.64
     2060: 18.78
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2015: 4.142
     2030: 4.444
     2060: 8.226
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2015: 2.586
     2030: 2.971
     2060: 4.003
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2015: 7.074
     2030: 7.425
     2060: 8.369