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

Population Forecast for Lesotho -
Population - Million People - -
     2017: 2.183
     2030: 2.499
     2060: 2.907
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2017: 1.130
     2030: 0.855
     2060: 0.172
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 27.35
     2030: 22.02
     2060: 14.11
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2017: 14.22
     2030: 11.84
     2060: 11.26
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2017: 57.15
     2030: 44.97
     2060: 18.82
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2017: 51.16
     2030: 56.69
     2060: 66.03
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2017: 51.12
     2030: 56.68
     2060: 64.99
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2017: 51.20
     2030: 56.70
     2060: 67.13
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2017: 3.013
     2030: 2.521
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2017: 14.81
     2030: 16.48
     2060: 18.73
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2017: 0.284
     2030: 0.269
     2060: 0.205
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2017: 0.779
     2030: 0.803
     2060: 0.615
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2017: 1.312
     2030: 1.595
     2060: 1.973
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2017: 0.092
     2030: 0.101
     2060: 0.320
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2017: 0.619
     2030: 0.888
     2060: 1.568
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2017: 0.423
     2030: 0.461
     2060: 0.497
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2017: 46.23
     2030: 48.51
     2060: 49.82

Health Forecast for Lesotho -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2017: 24.72
     2030: 26.74
     2060: 33.57
Smoking Rate (Adults 30+) - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2017: 25.89
     2030: 27.09
     2060: 29.01
Malnourished children (under 5) as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2017: 9.571
     2030: 7.487
     2060: 2.436
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 9.193
     2030: 6.643
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2017: 10.19
     2030: 6.891
     2060: 2.943

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2017: 106.5
     2030: 106.6
     2060: 101.3
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2017: 77.73
     2030: 83.91
     2060: 98.43
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 65.23
     2030: 71.44
     2060: 91.51
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 40.88
     2030: 48.07
     2060: 78.33
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2017: 9.984
     2030: 12.90
     2060: 47.09
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2017: 6.805
     2030: 7.890
     2060: 9.909
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2017: 76.84
     2030: 83.65
     2060: 99.09

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Lesotho
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 0.682
     2030: 0.897
     2060: 0.504
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation (using 2005 ICP based survey data) - Million People - -
     2017: 1.074
     2030: 1.345
     2060: 0.903
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 0.584
     2030: 0.648
     2060: 0.796
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2017: 31.82
     2030: 23.91
     2060: 12.87
Calories per capita available - Total - Kilocalories per Person per Day - -
     2017: 2,571
     2030: 2,736
     2060: 3,150
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.187
     2030: -0.223
     2060: -0.313
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2017: -0.518
     2030: -0.441
     2060: -0.238

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 5.811
     2030: 8.008
     2060: 21.03
Gross domestic product - Billion 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 3.098
     2030: 4.360
     2060: 13.93
GDP per capita at PPP (2011 Thousand US Dollars) - Thousand 2011 Dollars - -
     2017: 2.662
     2030: 3.204
     2060: 7.234
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2017: 0.552
     2030: 0.564
     2060: 0.574
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2017: 44.60
     2030: 47.81
     2060: 48.74
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2017: 3.027
     2030: 4.220
     2060: 26.19

Energy Forecast for Lesotho
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2017: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Lesotho
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2017: 0.001
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.001

International Politics Forecast for Lesotho
Power index, Hillebrand Herman (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2017: 0.010
     2030: 0.010
     2060: 0.013

Domestic Government Forecast for Lesotho
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2017: 11.12
     2030: 11.93
     2060: 13.95
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2017: 18.13
     2030: 19.66
     2060: 19.82
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2017: 3.533
     2030: 3.814
     2060: 4.602
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2017: 2.027
     2030: 2.228
     2060: 2.822
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2017: 6.385
     2030: 6.507
     2060: 6.928