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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: 50.98
     2030: 51.83
     2060: 43.09
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 0.329
     2030: -0.116
     2060: -0.991
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 8.736
     2030: 7.418
     2060: 7.011
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 6.211
     2030: 9.357
     2060: 17.49
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 2.549
     2030: 1.672
     2060: 0.785
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 81.91
     2030: 83.25
     2060: 85.69
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 78.75
     2030: 79.94
     2060: 81.97
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 85.07
     2030: 86.54
     2060: 89.22
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 1.305
     2030: 1.377
     2060: 1.564
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: 2.227
     2030: 2.028
     2060: 1.552
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 6.875
     2030: 6.432
     2060: 4.836
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 36.99
     2030: 33.05
     2060: 22.35
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 7.117
     2030: 12.35
     2060: 15.91
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 42.23
     2030: 44.57
     2060: 39.12
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.521
     2030: 0.469
     2060: 0.391
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 42.25
     2030: 45.19
     2060: 48.40

Health Forecast for Korea, Republic of -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 22.87
     2030: 25.04
     2060: 27.99
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 27.69
     2030: 26.71
     2060: 25.75
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 2.003
     2030: 1.911
     2060: 1.852
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 1.799
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 1.386
     2030: 1.054
     2060: 0.754

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: 99.67
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 94.08
     2030: 98.34
     2060: 97.95
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 87.98
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 96.95
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 12.46
     2030: 13.09
     2060: 14.35
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2017: 98.18
     2030: 99.18
     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: 0.970
     2030: 0.996
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 1.810
     2030: 1.343
     2060: 0.976
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2017: 3,406
     2030: 3,545
     2060: 3,718
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: 0.104
     2030: 0.172
     2060: 0.427
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.474
     2030: -0.339
     2060: -0.109

Economy Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 1,795
     2030: 2,392
     2060: 3,033
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 1,418
     2030: 1,996
     2060: 2,690
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 35.20
     2030: 46.14
     2060: 70.37
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.388
     2030: 0.401
     2060: 0.438
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 50.29
     2030: 41.96
     2060: 39.17
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 86.97
     2030: 101.9
     2060: 100.9

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: 0.110

International Politics Forecast for Korea, Republic of
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2017: 1.487
     2030: 1.319
     2060: 0.860

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: 12.60
     2060: 13.47
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2017: 18.10
     2030: 19.26
     2060: 19.90
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2017: 5.556
     2030: 7.177
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 3.699
     2030: 3.926
     2060: 4.263
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 7.393
     2030: 7.544
     2060: 7.764