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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 - -
     2016: 27.97
     2030: 36.74
     2060: 52.68
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2016: 2.179
     2030: 1.712
     2060: 0.631
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 31.10
     2030: 24.51
     2060: 14.17
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 8.575
     2030: 6.827
     2060: 7.568
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2016: 47.87
     2030: 33.21
     2060: 16.58
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2016: 62.46
     2030: 67.26
     2060: 73.94
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2016: 61.40
     2030: 65.85
     2060: 72.26
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2016: 63.52
     2030: 68.69
     2060: 75.67
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2016: 3.988
     2030: 3.198
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2016: 0.929
     2030: 0.801
     2060: 0.297
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2016: 4.099
     2030: 4.281
     2060: 3.780
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2016: 10.79
     2030: 12.33
     2060: 11.90
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2016: 16.22
     2030: 22.82
     2060: 35.54
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2016: 0.954
     2030: 1.599
     2060: 5.238
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2016: 15.44
     2030: 25.11
     2060: 44.43
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2016: 0.427
     2030: 0.457
     2060: 0.497
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2016: 49.71
     2030: 49.71
     2060: 49.71

Health Forecast for Ghana -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2016: 7.099
     2030: 8.083
     2060: 9.758
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2016: 6.496
     2030: 7.604
     2060: 9.481
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2016: 10.59
     2030: 7.953
     2060: 4.705
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 10.46
     2030: 8.312
     2060: 1.704
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 4.581
     2030: 3.463
     2060: 2.165

Education Forecast for Ghana -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2016: 106.7
     2030: 100.3
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2016: 89.02
     2030: 94.64
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 86.86
     2030: 86.69
     2060: 99.12
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 48.31
     2030: 48.90
     2060: 74.33
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 15.55
     2030: 18.75
     2060: 34.55
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2016: 8.019
     2030: 9.463
     2060: 11.51
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2016: 72.87
     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 - -
     2016: 5.798
     2030: 5.112
     2060: 2.105
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2016: 11.48
     2030: 10.99
     2060: 5.638
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 0.656
     2030: 0.742
     2060: 0.871
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 20.94
     2030: 12.21
     2060: 4.462
Calories per capita available - Total - Available per Person per Day - -
     2016: 3,018
     2030: 3,150
     2060: 3,346
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2016: -0.203
     2030: -0.193
     2060: -0.198
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2016: -0.078
     2030: 0.039
     2060: 0.258

Economy Forecast for Ghana
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 112.2
     2030: 201.1
     2060: 628.8
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 52.19
     2030: 105.3
     2060: 447.5
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 4.010
     2030: 5.472
     2060: 11.94
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2016: 0.426
     2030: 0.448
     2060: 0.485
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2016: 43.08
     2030: 44.92
     2060: 48.12
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2016: 9.912
     2030: 11.84
     2060: 27.59

Energy Forecast for Ghana
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2016: 0.038
     2030: 0.042
     2060: 0.020

Environment Forecast for Ghana
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2016: 0.003
     2030: 0.009
     2060: 0.014

International Politics Forecast for Ghana
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2016: 0.139
     2030: 0.167
     2060: 0.254

Domestic Government Forecast for Ghana
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2016: 13.14
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2016: 18.00
     2030: 18.18
     2060: 18.36
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2016: 3.897
     2030: 4.010
     2060: 4.671
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2016: 2.255
     2030: 2.495
     2060: 3.067
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2016: 6.214
     2030: 6.367
     2060: 6.739