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

Population Forecast for Ireland -
Population - Million People - -
     2017: 4.792
     2030: 5.203
     2060: 5.711
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 0.914
     2030: 0.536
     2060: 0.021
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 13.45
     2030: 11.44
     2060: 10.52
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 6.518
     2030: 7.986
     2060: 11.44
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 2.524
     2030: 1.683
     2060: 0.919
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 81.63
     2030: 83.35
     2060: 85.69
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 79.58
     2030: 81.21
     2060: 83.20
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 83.66
     2030: 85.45
     2060: 88.13
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 1.961
     2030: 1.900
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2017: 0.168
     2030: 0.138
     2060: 0.045
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2017: 0.340
     2030: 0.285
     2060: 0.297
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 1.039
     2030: 0.899
     2060: 0.918
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 3.083
     2030: 3.337
     2060: 3.373
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 0.669
     2030: 0.967
     2060: 1.420
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 3.008
     2030: 3.441
     2060: 4.122
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.461
     2030: 0.471
     2060: 0.443
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 44.71
     2030: 47.32
     2060: 49.44

Health Forecast for Ireland -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 17.45
     2030: 18.79
     2060: 19.32
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 23.22
     2030: 22.99
     2060: 22.63
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 1.989
     2030: 1.886
     2060: 1.900
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 2.355
     2030: 2.636
     2060: 5.294
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 1.359
     2030: 1.057
     2060: 0.849

Education Forecast for Ireland -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2017: 102.4
     2030: 101.5
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2017: 95.42
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 110.8
     2030: 111.5
     2060: 100.0
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 136.5
     2030: 122.0
     2060: 100.0
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 77.37
     2030: 75.77
     2060: 88.31
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 12.08
     2030: 13.02
     2060: 14.92
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2017: 100.0
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Ireland
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 0.001
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 0.019
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.001
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 1.000
     2030: 1.000
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 1.448
     2030: 1.400
     2060: 1.143
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2017: 3,649
     2030: 3,751
     2060: 3,790
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -1.016
     2030: -0.836
     2060: -0.769
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: 1.144
     2030: 1.327
     2060: 1.497

Economy Forecast for Ireland
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 315.3
     2030: 467.0
     2060: 639.6
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 352.4
     2030: 513.9
     2060: 679.4
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 65.81
     2030: 89.76
     2060: 112.0
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.325
     2030: 0.330
     2060: 0.361
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 67.19
     2030: 61.13
     2060: 58.10
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 55.99
     2030: 58.44
     2060: 78.44

Energy Forecast for Ireland
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2017: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Ireland
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2017: 0.010
     2030: 0.010
     2060: 0.008

International Politics Forecast for Ireland
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2017: 0.203
     2030: 0.237
     2060: 0.192

Domestic Government Forecast for Ireland
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2017: 14.00
     2030: 14.00
     2060: 14.00
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2017: 19.99
     2030: 20.00
     2060: 20.00
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2017: 8.119
     2030: 10.00
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 4.148
     2030: 4.364
     2060: 4.557
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 7.935
     2030: 8.092
     2060: 8.203