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     Forecast Categories for Korea, Republic of
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human Needs
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Korea, Republic of -
Population - Million People - -
     2017: 50.74
     2030: 52.01
     2060: 44.43
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 0.384
     2030: -0.038
     2060: -0.917
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 9.035
     2030: 7.798
     2060: 7.182
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 5.956
     2030: 8.958
     2060: 16.92
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 2.597
     2030: 1.726
     2060: 0.820
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 82.17
     2030: 83.48
     2060: 85.94
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 78.86
     2030: 80.01
     2060: 82.09
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 85.44
     2030: 86.86
     2060: 89.56
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 1.329
     2030: 1.405
     2060: 1.582
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2017: 0.029
     2030: 0.024
     2060: 0.008
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2017: 2.322
     2030: 2.125
     2060: 1.637
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 7.007
     2030: 6.671
     2060: 5.078
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 36.84
     2030: 33.41
     2060: 23.18
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 6.891
     2030: 11.92
     2060: 16.17
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 42.23
     2030: 44.66
     2060: 40.11
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.524
     2030: 0.474
     2060: 0.395
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 42.18
     2030: 45.12
     2060: 48.36

Health Forecast for Korea, Republic of -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 22.91
     2030: 24.87
     2060: 27.57
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 27.52
     2030: 26.60
     2060: 25.67
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 2.003
     2030: 1.942
     2060: 1.878
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 1.708
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 1.385
     2030: 1.082
     2060: 0.790

Education Forecast for Korea, Republic of -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2017: 99.34
     2030: 100.2
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2017: 98.40
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 102.2
     2030: 102.1
     2060: 99.68
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 94.05
     2030: 98.05
     2060: 98.00
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 87.52
     2030: 90.36
     2060: 91.66
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 12.45
     2030: 12.99
     2060: 14.23
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 Korea, Republic of
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 0.000
     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: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.977
     2030: 0.999
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 1.573
     2030: 1.346
     2060: 0.968
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2017: 3,406
     2030: 3,533
     2060: 3,693
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: 0.104
     2030: 0.173
     2060: 0.430
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.472
     2030: -0.333
     2060: -0.105

Economy Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 1,789
     2030: 2,373
     2060: 3,023
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 1,419
     2030: 1,985
     2060: 2,686
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 35.26
     2030: 45.63
     2060: 68.04
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.388
     2030: 0.397
     2060: 0.434
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 50.49
     2030: 42.11
     2060: 39.72
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 86.95
     2030: 93.41
     2060: 101.2

Energy Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2017: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2017: 0.160
     2030: 0.149
     2060: 0.113

International Politics Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2017: 1.496
     2030: 1.262
     2060: 0.918

Domestic Government Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2017: 12.08
     2030: 12.56
     2060: 13.41
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2017: 18.10
     2030: 19.30
     2060: 19.88
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2017: 5.562
     2030: 7.121
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 3.700
     2030: 3.920
     2060: 4.242
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 7.393
     2030: 7.539
     2060: 7.747