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     Forecast Categories for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
     Population
     Health
     Education
     Social/Human
     Economy
     Energy
     Environment
     International Politics
     Domestic Government

Population Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic -
Population - Million People - -
     2018: 6.946
     2030: 8.057
     2060: 9.572
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2018: 1.349
     2030: 0.907
     2060: 0.175
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2018: 23.10
     2030: 16.80
     2060: 12.00
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2018: 6.442
     2030: 6.000
     2060: 8.873
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2018: 35.91
     2030: 17.91
     2060: 6.624
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2018: 67.77
     2030: 71.69
     2060: 77.54
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2018: 66.10
     2030: 69.74
     2060: 75.31
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2018: 69.43
     2030: 73.66
     2060: 79.80
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2018: 2.619
     2030: 2.012
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2018: 0.161
     2030: 0.134
     2060: 0.044
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2018: 0.773
     2030: 0.701
     2060: 0.584
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2018: 2.264
     2030: 2.200
     2060: 1.812
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2018: 4.397
     2030: 5.403
     2060: 6.297
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2018: 0.286
     2030: 0.454
     2060: 1.463
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2018: 2.968
     2030: 4.964
     2060: 8.644
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2018: 0.496
     2030: 0.377
     2060: 0.132
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2018: 49.86
     2030: 49.86
     2060: 49.86

Health Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2018: 14.02
     2030: 17.04
     2060: 24.19
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2018: 34.42
     2030: 35.15
     2060: 37.58
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2018: 19.50
     2030: 9.711
     2060: 5.218
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2018: 19.56
     2030: 11.90
     2060: 4.579
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2018: 14.64
     2030: 7.884
     2060: 2.471

Education Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2018: 113.0
     2030: 104.8
     2060: 100.0
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2018: 84.55
     2030: 96.76
     2060: 100.0
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 83.01
     2030: 93.03
     2060: 100.0
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 49.37
     2030: 73.37
     2060: 99.83
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2018: 21.04
     2030: 51.55
     2060: 88.16
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2018: 5.322
     2030: 7.440
     2060: 11.92
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2018: 60.78
     2030: 79.24
     2060: 99.89

Social/Human Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2018: 0.969
     2030: 0.356
     2060: 0.001
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2018: 1.793
     2030: 0.820
     2060: 0.006
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2018: 0.671
     2030: 0.778
     2060: 0.931
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2018: 27.98
     2030: 14.56
     2060: 2.476
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2018: 2,529
     2030: 2,755
     2060: 3,196
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2018: 0.023
     2030: 0.122
     2060: 0.333
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2018: -0.016
     2030: 0.147
     2060: 0.539

Economy Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 43.68
     2030: 78.49
     2060: 236.6
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 13.55
     2030: 31.04
     2060: 165.5
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2018: 6.288
     2030: 9.742
     2060: 24.72
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2018: 0.366
     2030: 0.366
     2060: 0.310
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2018: 38.47
     2030: 40.13
     2060: 18.38
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2018: 18.60
     2030: 47.94
     2060: 68.15

Energy Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2018: 0.000
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2018: 0.001
     2030: 0.002
     2060: 0.005

International Politics Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2018: 0.038
     2030: 0.046
     2060: 0.075

Domestic Government Forecast for Laos, People's Democratic Republic
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2018: 3.096
     2030: 3.609
     2060: 4.731
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2018: 3.325
     2030: 4.519
     2060: 7.887
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2018: 2.320
     2030: 2.955
     2060: 5.260
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2018: 2.187
     2030: 2.523
     2060: 3.259
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2018: 7.035
     2030: 7.295
     2060: 7.847