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     Forecast Categories for Ghana
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Ghana -
Population - Million People - -
     2018: 29.45
     2030: 37.15
     2060: 53.24
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2018: 2.141
     2030: 1.726
     2060: 0.668
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2018: 30.08
     2030: 24.24
     2060: 14.23
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2018: 7.651
     2030: 6.323
     2060: 7.252
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2018: 38.77
     2030: 27.91
     2060: 12.62
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2018: 64.16
     2030: 68.38
     2060: 75.02
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2018: 63.09
     2030: 67.05
     2060: 73.45
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2018: 65.24
     2030: 69.72
     2060: 76.64
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2018: 3.888
     2030: 3.160
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2018: 0.858
     2030: 0.629
     2060: 0.151
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2018: 4.173
     2030: 4.333
     2060: 3.731
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2018: 11.27
     2030: 12.56
     2060: 11.75
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2018: 17.19
     2030: 23.00
     2060: 36.22
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2018: 1.002
     2030: 1.591
     2060: 5.261
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2018: 16.71
     2030: 25.31
     2060: 45.06
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2018: 0.472
     2030: 0.396
     2060: 0.182
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2018: 49.60
     2030: 49.60
     2060: 49.60

Health Forecast for Ghana -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2018: 10.02
     2030: 10.61
     2060: 11.46
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2018: 6.546
     2030: 7.416
     2060: 9.814
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2018: 10.48
     2030: 8.164
     2060: 3.986
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2018: 10.25
     2030: 7.468
     2060: 1.961
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2018: 6.580
     2030: 5.196
     2060: 3.053

Education Forecast for Ghana -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2018: 108.7
     2030: 103.4
     2060: 102.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2018: 67.66
     2030: 77.19
     2060: 98.38
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 91.99
     2030: 93.25
     2060: 99.69
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 40.91
     2030: 52.41
     2060: 77.76
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 16.48
     2030: 20.12
     2060: 42.46
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2018: 7.102
     2030: 8.490
     2060: 10.83
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2018: 73.46
     2030: 83.66
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Forecast for Ghana
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2018: 5.778
     2030: 5.322
     2060: 1.803
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2018: 10.00
     2030: 9.681
     2060: 4.025
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2018: 0.672
     2030: 0.743
     2060: 0.878
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2018: 19.88
     2030: 12.53
     2060: 3.277
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2018: 3,232
     2030: 3,299
     2060: 3,391
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2018: -0.197
     2030: -0.190
     2060: -0.189
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2018: -0.061
     2030: 0.036
     2060: 0.263

Economy Forecast for Ghana
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 127.4
     2030: 203.4
     2060: 649.2
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 59.76
     2030: 106.3
     2060: 466.6
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 4.325
     2030: 5.475
     2060: 12.20
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2018: 0.426
     2030: 0.442
     2060: 0.474
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2018: 42.85
     2030: 44.58
     2060: 16.28
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2018: 10.34
     2030: 11.28
     2060: 27.66

Energy Forecast for Ghana
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2018: 0.044
     2030: 0.042
     2060: 0.021

Environment Forecast for Ghana
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2018: 0.005
     2030: 0.007
     2060: 0.002

International Politics Forecast for Ghana
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2018: 0.145
     2030: 0.169
     2060: 0.262

Domestic Government Forecast for Ghana
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2018: 13.30
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2018: 18.03
     2030: 18.21
     2060: 18.41
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2018: 3.926
     2030: 4.013
     2060: 4.707
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2018: 2.300
     2030: 2.476
     2060: 2.992
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2018: 6.581
     2030: 6.697
     2060: 7.050