Country Profile - Lesotho      IFs Version 7.00
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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 - -
     2014: 2.085
     2030: 2.458
     2060: 2.756
Population growth rate - Annual Percent - -
     2014: 1.030
     2030: 0.704
     2060: 0.006
Crude birthrate - per Thousand - -
     2014: 27.54
     2030: 20.61
     2060: 13.64
Crude death rate - per Thousand - -
     2014: 14.09
     2030: 10.62
     2060: 10.81
Infant mortality rate per 1,000 live births - Deaths per Thousand Infants - -
     2014: 62.04
     2030: 42.17
     2060: 14.63
Life expectancy - Total - Years - -
     2014: 51.43
     2030: 59.01
     2060: 68.51
Life expectancy - Male - Years - -
     2014: 52.39
     2030: 59.91
     2060: 67.98
Life expectancy - Female - Years - -
     2014: 50.49
     2030: 58.06
     2060: 69.10
Total fertility rate (births per woman over lifetime) - Births per Woman - -
     2014: 3.068
     2030: 2.426
     2060: 1.900
HIV infection, rate, percentage of adult population - Percent - -
     2014: 13.25
     2030: 10.66
     2060: 3.490
Population, aged 0 to 5 - Million People - -
     2014: 0.312
     2030: 0.308
     2060: 0.228
Population, aged 15 years or less - Million People - -
     2014: 0.744
     2030: 0.786
     2060: 0.581
Population, aged 15 to 65 - Million People - -
     2014: 1.252
     2030: 1.573
     2060: 1.868
Population, aged more than 65 years - Million People - -
     2014: 0.089
     2030: 0.099
     2060: 0.308
Population in urban areas - Million People - -
     2014: 0.676
     2030: 1.158
     2060: 1.956
Labor participation rate - Ratio - -
     2014: 0.465
     2030: 0.507
     2060: 0.540
Female share of the labor force - Percent of Labor Force - -
     2014: 47.07
     2030: 49.16
     2060: 49.92

Health Forecast for Lesotho -
Obesity Rate - Total - Percent of Adults 30 Years and Older - -
     2014: 23.44
     2030: 25.42
     2060: 31.93
Smoking Rate - Total - Percent of Adults - -
     2014: 10.02
     2030: 10.95
     2060: 12.48
Malnourished children as percent - Percent of All Children - -
     2014: 12.94
     2030: 8.803
     2060: 4.361
Malnourished children as percent, Smith and Haddad Formulation - Percent of Population - -
     2014: 13.14
     2030: 6.117
     2060: 0.000
Malnourished population as percent - Percent of Population - -
     2014: 16.18
     2030: 13.28
     2060: 7.387

Education Forecast for Lesotho -
Education, primary, enrollment rate, gross - Total - Enrollment Rate - -
     2014: 106.6
     2030: 114.6
     2060: 101.5
Education, primary, enrollment rate, net - Total - Percent of Children Enrolled - -
     2014: 75.31
     2030: 90.93
     2060: 96.73
Education, Lower Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 59.84
     2030: 80.70
     2060: 93.91
Education, Upper Secondary, gross enrollment (% of age group) - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 31.97
     2030: 50.96
     2060: 75.50
Education, tertiary, gross enrolment rate - Total - Percent - -
     2014: 4.379
     2030: 11.42
     2060: 25.68
Education, years obtained by population 25+ - Total - Years Completed - -
     2014: 6.004
     2030: 7.151
     2060: 9.660
Literacy, percentage of population, 15 and older - Percent of Population 15 and Older - -
     2014: 77.40
     2030: 85.31
     2060: 98.14

Social/Human Needs Forecast for Lesotho
Population with income less than $1.25 per day, log normal computation - Million People - -
     2014: 0.908
     2030: 0.855
     2060: 0.110
Population with income less than $2 per day, log normal computation - Million People - -
     2014: 1.255
     2030: 1.259
     2060: 0.252
Human development index, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2014: 0.563
     2030: 0.659
     2060: 0.815
Human poverty index 1, UN Development Program's measure - Index - -
     2014: 32.46
     2030: 20.60
     2060: 8.063
Calories per capita available - Available per Person per Day - -
     2014: 2,397
     2030: 2,578
     2060: 2,982
Traditional/Secular-Rational index - Total - Index - -
     2014: -0.298
     2030: -0.314
     2060: -0.295
Survival/self-expression index - Total - Index - -
     2014: -0.764
     2030: -0.573
     2060: -0.163

Economy Forecast for Lesotho
Gross domestic product at PPP - Billion 2005 Dollars - -
     2014: 3.579
     2030: 6.859
     2060: 23.02
Gross domestic product - Billion 2005 Dollars - -
     2014: 1.967
     2030: 3.975
     2060: 17.42
GDP per capita at PPP - Thousand 2005 Dollars - -
     2014: 1.716
     2030: 2.790
     2060: 8.352
Domestic GINI index of inequality (larger is more unequal, from 0 to 1) - Index - -
     2014: 0.538
     2030: 0.538
     2060: 0.538
Globalization level index, base years values from 0-100 (highest) - Index - -
     2014: 46.19
     2030: 55.94
     2060: 55.75
Knowledge society index; base year 0-100 (better) - Index - -
     2014: 2.284
     2030: 8.073
     2060: 20.30

Energy Forecast for Lesotho
Energy production - Oil - Billion Barrels Oil Equivalent - -
     2014: 0.001
     2030: 0.000
     2060: 0.000

Environment Forecast for Lesotho
Annual carbon emissions from fossil fuels - Billion Tons - -
     2014: 0.000
     2030: 0.001
     2060: 0.000

International Politics Forecast for Lesotho
Power index (percent of global total) - Index - -
     2014: 0.010
     2030: 0.011
     2060: 0.012

Domestic Government Forecast for Lesotho
Freedom House freedom indicator (higher is more democratic;2-14;reversed from Freedom House) - Index - -
     2014: 10.18
     2030: 11.39
     2060: 13.84
Democracy, Polity index (Range: 0-20; higher is better) - Index - -
     2014: 18.15
     2030: 19.61
     2060: 20.00
Government corruption perception, based on TI (higher is less corrupt) - Index - -
     2014: 3.539
     2030: 3.922
     2060: 4.890
Government effectiveness (quality), factor score; higher is better - Index - -
     2014: 2.223
     2030: 2.538
     2060: 3.158
Economic freedom, Fraser Institute/Econ Freedom Network freedom indicator (higher more free) - Index - -
     2014: 5.806
     2030: 6.066
     2060: 6.594