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

Population Forecast for Kuwait -
Population - Million People - -
     2014: 3.244
     2030: 4.044
     2060: 4.641
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2014: 1.904
     2030: 1.100
     2060: -0.108
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2014: 16.75
     2030: 12.65
     2060: 10.62
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2014: 2.922
     2030: 4.383
     2060: 12.47
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2014: 7.518
     2030: 4.014
     2060: 1.934
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2014: 75.39
     2030: 78.72
     2060: 82.77
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2014: 74.57
     2030: 77.82
     2060: 81.75
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2014: 76.56
     2030: 79.90
     2060: 83.91
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2014: 2.217
     2030: 1.900
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2014: 0.033
     2030: 0.027
     2060: 0.009
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2014: 0.341
     2030: 0.292
     2060: 0.292
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2014: 0.803
     2030: 0.745
     2060: 0.747
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2014: 2.353
     2030: 2.986
     2060: 2.771
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2014: 0.089
     2030: 0.313
     2060: 1.124
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2014: 2.985
     2030: 3.720
     2060: 4.270
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2014: 0.456
     2030: 0.474
     2060: 0.394
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2014: 25.07
     2030: 29.12
     2060: 34.51

Health Forecast for Kuwait -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2014: 49.58
     2030: 52.60
     2060: 50.89
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2014: 24.02
     2030: 22.65
     2060: 22.09
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2014: 1.709
     2030: 1.675
     2060: 1.948
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2014: 1.472
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2014: 4.678
     2030: 3.447
     2060: 1.834

Education Forecast for Kuwait -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2014: 101.4
     2030: 102.4
     2060: 100.1
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2014: 94.98
     2030: 99.56
     2060: 99.83
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 97.83
     2030: 103.0
     2060: 99.60
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 80.50
     2030: 94.68
     2060: 99.00
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 30.57
     2030: 52.35
     2060: 72.34
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2014: 6.647
     2030: 8.316
     2060: 11.88
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2014: 95.57
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Kuwait
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation - Million People - -
     2014: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation - Million People - -
     2014: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2014: 0.938
     2030: 0.995
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2014: 3.176
     2030: 0.943
     2060: 0.791
Calories per capita available - Available per Person per Day - -
     2014: 3,689
     2030: 3,775
     2060: 3,670
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2014: 0.481
     2030: 0.558
     2060: 0.622
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2014: 1.149
     2030: 1.211
     2060: 1.273

Economy Forecast for Kuwait
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2005 Dollars - -
     2014: 146.0
     2030: 276.0
     2060: 399.3
Gross domestic product - Billion 2005 Dollars - -
     2014: 108.3
     2030: 214.1
     2060: 338.6
GDP per capita at PPP - Thousand 2005 Dollars - -
     2014: 44.99
     2030: 68.26
     2060: 86.02
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2014: 0.350
     2030: 0.331
     2060: 0.310
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2014: 31.64
     2030: 53.70
     2060: 57.50
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2014: 24.03
     2030: 40.35
     2060: 60.90

Energy Forecast for Kuwait
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2014: 0.963
     2030: 1.893
     2060: 2.461

Environment Forecast for Kuwait
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2014: 0.028
     2030: 0.036
     2060: 0.028

International Politics Forecast for Kuwait
Power index (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2014: 0.185
     2030: 0.217
     2060: 0.148

Domestic Government Forecast for Kuwait
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2014: 7.161
     2030: 8.036
     2060: 9.545
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2014: 3.552
     2030: 4.922
     2060: 7.400
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2014: 5.042
     2030: 8.185
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2014: 2.762
     2030: 3.031
     2060: 2.850
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2014: 7.675
     2030: 7.821
     2060: 7.472