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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 - -
     2016: 3.963
     2030: 4.955
     2060: 6.033
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2016: 2.340
     2030: 1.185
     2060: -0.003
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 18.75
     2030: 11.54
     2060: 10.55
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2016: 2.623
     2030: 4.132
     2060: 12.34
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2016: 8.135
     2030: 5.134
     2060: 2.544
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2016: 74.82
     2030: 77.52
     2060: 81.74
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2016: 73.79
     2030: 76.43
     2060: 80.51
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2016: 76.13
     2030: 78.81
     2060: 83.05
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2016: 2.054
     2030: 1.900
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2016: 0.010
     2030: 0.009
     2060: 0.003
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2016: 0.361
     2030: 0.286
     2060: 0.321
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2016: 0.924
     2030: 0.980
     2060: 1.025
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2016: 2.955
     2030: 3.655
     2060: 3.540
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2016: 0.083
     2030: 0.320
     2060: 1.468
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2016: 3.836
     2030: 4.683
     2060: 5.694
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2016: 0.526
     2030: 0.530
     2060: 0.433
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2016: 27.75
     2030: 31.45
     2060: 37.18

Health Forecast for Kuwait -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2016: 50.18
     2030: 53.03
     2060: 54.12
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2016: 21.48
     2030: 21.01
     2060: 19.87
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2016: 2.990
     2030: 2.714
     2060: 2.583
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 2.431
     2030: 1.706
     2060: 1.979
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2016: 4.621
     2030: 3.391
     2060: 2.181

Education Forecast for Kuwait -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2016: 105.7
     2030: 99.04
     2060: 99.78
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2016: 94.86
     2030: 99.18
     2060: 99.29
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 102.0
     2030: 100.4
     2060: 98.48
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 88.24
     2030: 99.58
     2060: 99.96
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2016: 27.17
     2030: 34.38
     2060: 49.30
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2016: 6.621
     2030: 7.886
     2060: 10.96
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2016: 96.23
     2030: 100.0
     2060: 100.0

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Kuwait
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2016: 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 - -
     2016: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 0.960
     2030: 1.000
     2060: 1.000
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2016: 2.868
     2030: 1.233
     2060: 1.154
Calories per capita available - Total - Available per Person per Day - -
     2016: 3,531
     2030: 3,617
     2060: 3,627
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2016: 0.575
     2030: 0.636
     2060: 0.655
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2016: 1.434
     2030: 1.450
     2060: 1.358

Economy Forecast for Kuwait
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 267.7
     2030: 418.8
     2060: 624.3
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 174.5
     2030: 287.4
     2060: 483.3
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2016: 67.55
     2030: 84.51
     2060: 103.5
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2016: 0.393
     2030: 0.399
     2060: 0.408
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2016: 36.19
     2030: 35.12
     2060: 37.14
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2016: 12.40
     2030: 17.14
     2060: 30.59

Energy Forecast for Kuwait
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2016: 1.051
     2030: 1.730
     2060: 2.429

Environment Forecast for Kuwait
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2016: 0.027
     2030: 0.033
     2060: 0.034

International Politics Forecast for Kuwait
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2016: 0.252
     2030: 0.293
     2060: 0.221

Domestic Government Forecast for Kuwait
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2016: 6.015
     2030: 6.506
     2060: 7.556
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2016: 3.299
     2030: 4.486
     2060: 6.915
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2016: 4.512
     2030: 7.294
     2060: 10.00
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2016: 2.370
     2030: 2.593
     2060: 2.981
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2016: 7.440
     2030: 7.454
     2060: 7.415