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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: 28.58
     2030: 36.74
     2060: 52.51
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 2.168
     2030: 1.712
     2060: 0.653
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 30.59
     2030: 24.51
     2060: 14.22
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 8.270
     2030: 6.827
     2060: 7.392
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 45.63
     2030: 33.21
     2060: 14.59
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 63.07
     2030: 67.26
     2060: 74.52
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 61.96
     2030: 65.85
     2060: 72.87
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 64.16
     2030: 68.69
     2060: 76.21
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 3.938
     2030: 3.199
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2017: 0.925
     2030: 0.801
     2060: 0.297
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2017: 4.116
     2030: 4.281
     2060: 3.684
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 10.98
     2030: 12.33
     2060: 11.68
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 16.63
     2030: 22.82
     2060: 35.56
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 0.976
     2030: 1.599
     2060: 5.270
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 16.04
     2030: 25.11
     2060: 44.31
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.428
     2030: 0.457
     2060: 0.499
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 49.71
     2030: 49.71
     2060: 49.71

Health Forecast for Ghana -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 7.226
     2030: 8.081
     2060: 9.692
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 6.538
     2030: 7.603
     2060: 9.586
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 10.27
     2030: 7.948
     2060: 3.796
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 10.04
     2030: 8.388
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 4.401
     2030: 3.464
     2060: 2.150

Education Forecast for Ghana -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2017: 106.3
     2030: 100.2
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2017: 89.62
     2030: 94.43
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 87.64
     2030: 86.29
     2060: 103.6
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 48.99
     2030: 48.71
     2060: 99.14
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 15.66
     2030: 18.72
     2060: 53.27
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 8.149
     2030: 9.464
     2060: 12.15
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2017: 73.43
     2030: 85.35
     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: 5.557
     2030: 5.141
     2060: 1.908
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 11.20
     2030: 11.09
     2060: 5.225
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.664
     2030: 0.742
     2060: 0.878
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 20.36
     2030: 12.21
     2060: 3.930
Calories per capita available - Total - Available per Person per Day - -
     2017: 3,036
     2030: 3,150
     2060: 3,339
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.199
     2030: -0.193
     2060: -0.190
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.064
     2030: 0.038
     2060: 0.273

Economy Forecast for Ghana
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 120.4
     2030: 201.0
     2060: 670.2
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 56.28
     2030: 105.3
     2060: 492.5
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 4.212
     2030: 5.471
     2060: 12.76
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.427
     2030: 0.445
     2060: 0.484
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 43.24
     2030: 44.91
     2060: 48.32
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 10.00
     2030: 11.79
     2060: 51.47

Energy Forecast for Ghana
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2017: 0.041
     2030: 0.042
     2060: 0.020

Environment Forecast for Ghana
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2017: 0.004
     2030: 0.009
     2060: 0.015

International Politics Forecast for Ghana
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2017: 0.142
     2030: 0.166
     2060: 0.256

Domestic Government Forecast for Ghana
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2017: 13.27
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2017: 18.04
     2030: 18.18
     2060: 18.37
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2017: 3.917
     2030: 4.010
     2060: 4.770
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 2.289
     2030: 2.495
     2060: 3.110
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 6.239
     2030: 6.366
     2060: 6.772